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Main Title Ambient water quality criteria for ethylbenzene /
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. Criteria and Standards Div.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Water Regulations and Standards,
Year Published 1980
Report Number EPA/440/5-80/048
Stock Number PB81-117590
Subjects Benzene--Toxicology. ; Water quality--Standards.
Additional Subjects Water quality ; Toxicology ; Toxic tolerances ; Laboratory animals ; Criteria ; Toxicity ; Water pollution ; Aquatic biology ; Marine biology ; Fresh water biology ; Concentration(Composition) ; Exposure ; Carcinogens ; Public health ; Risk ; Food ; Experimental data ; Plants(Botany) ; Toxic substances ; Water pollution effects(Humans) ; Water pollution effects(Animals) ; Water pollution effects(Plants) ; Environmental health ; Health risks ; Maximum permissible exposure ; Pharmacokinetics ; Clean Water Act ; Benzene/ethyl
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NTIS  PB81-117590 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 01/01/1988
Collation 53 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Abstract Section 304(a) of the Clean Water Act (33 U.S.C. 1314(a)), requires EPA to publish and periodically update water quality criteria. These criteria are to reflect the latest scientific knowledge on the identifiable effects of pollutants on public health and welfare, aquatic life, and recreation. This report presents water quality criteria for the titled chemical. It presents concentration criteria for the protection of fresh water and saltwater aquatic life. It presents 'safe' concentrations for humans, and in the case of suspect or proven carcinogens, gives various levels of incremental cancer risk. A section 304(a) water quality criterion is a qualitative or quantitative estimate of the concentration of a water constituent or pollutant in ambient waters which, when not exceeded, will ensure a water quality sufficient to protect a specified water use. Under the Act a criterion is a scientific entity, based solely on data and scientific judgment. It does not reflect considerations of economic or technological feasibility nor is it a water quality standard and in itself has no regulatory effect.
Notes Oct. 1980. Includes bibliographical references. "EPA 440/5-80-048"--Cover. Microfiche.
Place Published Washington, D.C. :
Corporate Au Added Ent United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Water Regulations and Standards. Criteria & Standards Division.
PUB Date Free Form 1980.
NTIS Prices PC A04/MF A01
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20020117170843
Language eng
Origin NTIS
Type MERGE
OCLC Rec Leader 01188nam 2200265Ka 45020