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• Publication Date: 04/04/1984
• Publication Type: Notice
• Fed Register #: 49:13380
• Standard Number: 1910.1000
• Title: Occupational Exposure to 1,3-Butadiene
• Abstract: On January 5, 1984, OSHA published a Federal Register notice (49 FR 844) in which interested parties were requested to submit data and comments relevant to the adverse health effects resulting from 1,3- butadiene; exposure. The comment period ended March 5, 1985. This notice announces that OSHA is extending the comment period for 1,3- butadiene and will keep the docket open for the submission of further information. This action is being taken in response to a request that the comment period be extended to allow time for the gathering and analysis of additional information on worker exposure, and in order to allow time for the submission of the results of laboratory studies, currently in progress, which may provide pertinent information. OSHA requests that interested persons submit information concerning the health effects of 1,3-butadiene, its toxicologic properties, estimates of risk presented, current occupational exposure levels, control technologies and costs of reducing exposure and their cost- effectiveness, and health effects research in progress and planned. All written submission as well as other information will be considered by OSHA in its determinations. Comments will be accepted until further notice.

Abstract:

On January 5, 1984, OSHA published a Federal Register notice (49 FR
844) in which interested parties were requested to submit data and
comments relevant to the adverse health effects resulting from 1,3-
butadiene; exposure. The comment period ended March 5, 1985. This
notice announces that OSHA is extending the comment period for 1,3-
butadiene and will keep the docket open for the submission of
further information. This action is being taken in response to a
request that the comment period be extended to allow time for the
gathering and analysis of additional information on worker exposure,
and in order to allow time for the submission of the results of
laboratory studies, currently in progress, which may provide
pertinent information. OSHA requests that interested persons submit
information concerning the health effects of 1,3-butadiene, its
toxicologic properties, estimates of risk presented, current
occupational exposure levels, control technologies and costs of
reducing exposure and their cost- effectiveness, and health effects
research in progress and planned. All written submission as well as
other information will be considered by OSHA in its determinations.
Comments will be accepted until further notice.

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