Facts About Sulfur Mustard. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Overview of sulfur mustard, including signs, symptoms, and treatment.
ToxFAQs™ for Sulfur Mustard. Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), (2003, September). Provides a fact sheet for the general public that answers the most frequently asked health questions about sulfur mustard.
Toxicological Profile for Sulfur Mustard (PDF). Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR), (2003, September). Provides useful information on health effects, chemical and physical properties, potential for human exposure, analytical methods, and regulations.
CDC Interim Recommendations for Airborne Exposure Limits for Chemical Warfare Agents H and HD (Sulfur Mustard) (PDF). US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Federal Register, Vol. 69, No. 85, pp. 24164-2468, (2004, May 3). Interim recommendations for worker and general population airborne exposure limits for sulfur mustard associated with agent stockpile demilitarization practices. These limits replace previously recommended AELs originally issued in 1988 and are effective July 1, 2005. The limits are interim pending improved characterization of carcinogenic potential associated with sulfur mustard.
Airborne Exposure Limits for Sulfur Mustard (HD): Occupational and General Population Exposure Criteria, (2000, November). Evaluates the US Army occupational and general population airborne exposure limits that were in effect in 2000 and makes recommendations for new limits using current risk assessment methodologies. This document is reference material for CDC's interim AELs which were published in May 2004.
Health Based Environmental Screening Levels for Chemical Warfare Agents (HBESLs). US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventative Medicine (CHPPM), (1999, May 28). Summarizes the existing health-based screening levels for soil where ground water contamination is not a consideration. These are pre-established environmental screening levels for compounds that can aid in the assessment process by their use as "action or no action" determinant criteria. They would be considered for response to the question of "How clean is clean?"
Sulfur Mustard. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Includes information on identification, medical symptoms, prevention & personal protective equipment, firefighting, sampling & analytical methods, decontamination, spillage disposal, packaging & labeling information.
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