Regulations (Preambles to Final Rules) - Table of Contents|
| Record Type:||Occupational Exposure to Methylene Chloride|
| Title:||Section 1 - I. General|
The preamble to the final rule on occupational exposure to Methylene Chloride (MC) discusses the events leading to the final rule, the physical and chemical properties of MC, the health effects of exposure, the degree and significance of the risk presented by MC exposure, the Final Economic Analysis and Regulatory Flexibility Analysis, and the rationale behind the specific provisions set forth in the final standard. The discussion follows this outline:
I. General II. Pertinent Legal Authority III. Events Leading to the Final Standard IV. Chemical Identification V. Health Effects VI. Quantitative Risk Assessment VII. Significance of Risk VIII. Summary of the Final Economic Analysis IX. Environmental Impact X. Summary and Explanation of the Final Standard A. Scope and Application B. Definitions C. Permissible Exposure Limits D. Exposure Monitoring E. Regulated Areas F. Methods of Compliance G. Respiratory Protection H. Protective Clothing and Equipment I. Hygiene Facilities J. Medical Surveillance K. Hazard Communication L. Employee Information and Training M. Recordkeeping N. Dates O. Appendices XI. Authority and Signature XII. Final Rule and Appendices Appendix A: Substance Safety Data Sheet and Technical Guidelines for Methylene Chloride Appendix B: Medical Surveillance for Methylene Chloride Appendix C: Questions and Answers -- Methylene Chloride Control in Furniture Stripping
|Regulations (Preambles to Final Rules) - Table of Contents|
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