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Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 11/24/1986
• Publication Type: Proposed Rules
• Fed Register #: 51:42257-66
• Standard Number: 1910.1000
• Title: Methylene Chloride
• Abstract: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; occupational exposure to methylene chloride (also known as methylene dichloride, dichloromethane or DCM), 1910.1000, Table Z-2. The results of animal studies indicate that the present permissible exposure limit (PEL) for DCM may not provide exposed workers adequate protection against potential cancer risks and other adverse health effects. This notice summarizes the potential adverse health effects associated with exposure to DCM. A determination will be made after comments are reviewed as to the further action needed to protect workers. Comments should be received by February 23, 1987.

Abstract:

Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; occupational exposure to
methylene chloride (also known as methylene dichloride,
dichloromethane or DCM), 1910.1000, Table Z-2. The results of animal
studies indicate that the present permissible exposure limit (PEL)
for DCM may not provide exposed workers adequate protection against
potential cancer risks and other adverse health effects. This notice
summarizes the potential adverse health effects associated with
exposure to DCM. A determination will be made after comments are
reviewed as to the further action needed to protect workers.
Comments should be received by February 23, 1987.

Federal Registers - Table of Contents

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