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Regulations (Preambles to Final Rules) - Table of Contents
• Record Type: Occupational Exposure to Methylene Chloride
• Section: 1
• Title: Section 1 - I. General

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

[62 FR 1494, January 10, 1997]

Regulations (Preambles to Final Rules) - Table of Contents

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