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Review of the U.S. Navy's exposure standard for manufactured vitreous fibers [electronic resource] / Subcommittee on Manufactured Vitreous Fibers, Committee on Toxicology, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Commission on Life Sciences, National Research Council.

Publication:
Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2000.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (91 p.)
Series:
Compass series (Washington, D.C.)
The compass series
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Subjects:
Glass fibers.
United States. Navy.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Contents:
Review of the U.S. Navy's Exposure Standard for Manufactured Vitreous Fibers; Copyright; PREFACE; Contents; SUMMARY; THE SUBCOMMITTEE'S APPROACH; THE SUBCOMMITTEE'S EVALUATION; Manufacturing Processes, Chemical Composition, and Classification; Sampling, Analytical Methods, and Exposure Assessment; Biopersistence of Vitreous Fibers; Toxicological Studies; Epidemiological Studies; Evaluation of the Navy's Exposure Standard; Information Gaps and Recommendations for Future Research; 1 INTRODUCTION; BACKGROUND; THE SUBCOMMITTEE'S TASK; ORGANIZATION OF THE REPORT
2 MANUFACTURING PROCESSES, CHEMICAL COMPOSITION, AND CLASSIFICATIONGLASS FIBERS; MINERAL WOOL; REFRACTORY CERAMIC FIBERS; CONCLUSIONS; 3 SAMPLING, ANALYTICAL METHODS, AND EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT; SAMPLING AND ANALYSIS; EXPOSURE ASSESSMENT; CONCLUSIONS; 4 BIOPERSISTENCE OF VITREOUS FIBERS; DEFINING BIOPERSISTENCE; ASSESSING BIOPERSISTENCE; MEASURING BIOPERSISTENCE; CONCLUSIONS; 5 TOXICOLOGICAL STUDIES; INHALATION STUDIES; INTRATRACHEAL INSTILLATION; INTRACAVITARY INJECTION; CONCLUSIONS; 6 EPIDEMIOLOGICAL STUDIES; MANUFACTURED VITREOUS FIBERS; REFRACTORY CERAMIC FIBERS; CONCLUSIONS
7 EVALUATION OF THE NAVY'S EXPOSURE STANDARD8 INFORMATION GAPS AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR FUTURE RESEARCH; REFERENCES
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 63-73).
ISBN:
1-280-18542-2
9786610185429
0-309-56330-5
OCLC:
894125046