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Asphalt Fumes References

The following is a list of technical journal articles and government documents related to asphalt fumes.

  • Qian, HW., T. Ong, and WZ. Whong. "Induction of micronuclei in cultured mammalian cells by fume condensates of roofing asphalt." American Journal of Industrial Medicine 29.5(1996, May): 554-559.
  • Qian, HW., T. Ong, and WZ. Whong. "Induction of DNA adducts in vivo in rat lung cells by fume condensates of roofing asphalt." Teratogenesis, Carcinogenesis, and Mutagenesis 18.3(1998): 131-140.
  • Hansen, ES. "Cancer mortality in the asphalt industry: a ten year follow up of an occupational cohort." British Journal of Industrial Medicine 46.8(1989, August): 582-585.
  • Hoidal, CR., et al. "Hydrogen sulfide poisoning from toxic inhalations of roofing asphalt fumes." Annuals of Emergency Medicine 15.7(1986, July): 826-830.
  • Norseth, T., J. Wagge, and I. Dale. "Acute effects and exposure to organic compounds in road maintenance workers exposed to asphalt." American Journal of Industrial Medicine 20.6(1991): 737-744.
  • Chase, RM., et al. "Toxic health effects including reversible macrothrombocytosis in workers exposed to asphalt fumes." American Journal of Industrial Medicine 25.2(1994, February): 279-289.
  • Machado, ML. "Evaluation of the relationship between PAH content and mutagenic activity of fumes from roofing and paving asphalts and coal tar pitch." Fundamentals of Applied Toxicology 21.4(1993, November): 492-499.
  • Miller, AK. and GA. Burr. "Health Hazards Evaluation Report HETA 95-0307-2602, Koester Equipment Company, Evansville, Indiana." Government Reports Announcements and Index 2(1998).
  • Sylvain, DC. and AK. Miller. "Health Hazard Evaluation Report HETA 94-0219-2620, Walsh Construction Company, Boston, Massachusetts." Government Reports Announcements and Index 18(1997).
  • Miller, AK. and GA. Burr. "Health Hazard Evaluation Report HETA 96-0072-2603, Staker Construction Company, Casa Grande, Arizona." Government Reports Announcements and Index 21(1997).
  • Hanley, KW. and AK. Miller. "Health Hazard Evaluation Report HETA 94-0365-2563, Spartan Paving Company, Lansing, Michigan." Government Reports Announcements and Index 9(1997).
  • Almaguer, D., AK. Miller, and KW. Hanley. "Health Hazard Evaluation Report HETA 95-0118-2565, Martain Paving Company, Yeehaw Junction, Florida." Government Reports Announcements and Index 1(1997).
  • Hanley, KW. and AK. Miller. "Health Hazard Evaluation Report HETA 94-0408-2564, Granite Construction Company, Sacramento, California." Government Reports Announcements and Index 1(1997).
  • Sivak, A., et al. "Assessment of the Cocarcinogenic/Promoting Activity of Asphalt Fumes." Government Reports Announcements and Index 2(1991).
  • Carson, GA. "Health Hazard Evaluation Report HETA 83-198-1646, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Supply Dept, Kansas City, Missouri." Government Reports Announcements and Index 21(1986).
  • Environmental Protection Agency. Industrial Hygiene Survey for Total Weld Fume and The Cyclohexane-soluble fraction of total asphalt fumes. EPA/OTS: Doc #878221235.

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