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Published by Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, [Robert A. Taft Laboratories], for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Cincinnati, Ohio], Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Industrial hygiene -- Standards -- United States,
  • Nitroglycerin -- Safety measures,
  • Glycols -- Safety measures

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCriteria for a recommended standard, occupational exposure to nitroglycerin and ethylene glycol dinitrate.
SeriesCriteria for a recommended standard, DHEW publication ; no. (NIOSH) 78-167, DHEW publication -- no. (NIOSH) 78-167.
ContributionsRobert A. Taft Laboratories.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 215 p. :
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19789947M
OCLC/WorldCa4356944

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  Ethylene glycol dinitrate and nitroglycerine are vasodilators and initial exposures result in headache, dizziness, nausea, or decreases in blood pressure; however, workers become tolerant of the vasodilatory activity after 2 to 4 days of exposure [NIOSH ]. NIOSH recommends in this document that worker exposure to nitroglycerin () (NG) and ethylene-glycol-dinitrate () (EGDN) or to mixtures of these two compounds shall not exceed sampling period. After 2 to 4 days of occupational exposure to NG or EGDN, most workers no longer experience symptoms because they have become tolerant to the vasodilatory effects of the compounds (Ref. ). Angina pectoris has been reported among workers who were exposed to . A total of 7 test persons were exposed to mg/m 3 of a mixture of nitroglycerin and ethylene glycol dinitrate ( to mg/m 3) in explosives magazines for 25 minutes. The concentrations given in air represent the total exposure to nitroglycerin and ethylene glycol dinitrate, expressed as : A Hartwig, Michael Arand.

EXPOSURE TO MIXTURES OF NITROGLYCERIN AND ETHYLENE GLYCOL DINITRATE. EINERT C, ADAMS W, CROTHERS R, MOORE H, OTTOBONI F. PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH Terms. Blood Pressure* Blood Pressure Determination* Cardiovascular Physiological Phenomena* Ethylene Glycols* Glycols* Heart Rate* Humans; Nitroglycerin* Occupational Cited by: Nitroglycerin and ethylene glycol dinitrate are absorbed through the lungs and the skin. Absorption through the skin is usually the major route of exposure for workers who have direct dermal contact with nitroglycerin or ethylene glycol dinitrate. Nitroglycol and nitroglycerine exposure in a dynamite industry Hogstedt C, Davidsson B. An excess mortality from chronic cardio-cerebrovascular diseases among dynamite workers has recently been reported from two Swedish explosives by: 7. Get this from a library! Occupational exposure to nitroglycerin and ethylene glycol dinitrate: criteria for a recommended standard.. [National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.].

Occupational exposure to nitroglycerin and ethylene glycol dinitrate. By. Abstract "NIOSH recommends in this document that worker exposure to nitroglycerin () (NG) and ethylene-glycol-dinitrate () (EGDN) or to mixtures of these two compounds shall not exceed sampling period. Specific recommendations were listed for medical. Acute Lethality. Although sudden deaths due to circulatory failure have been reported among workers exposed chronically to nitrated esters such as nitroglycerin and ethylene glycol dinitrate (Carmichael and Lieben ), no deaths attributable to cardiovascular effects were reported for U.S. Navy personnel involved in torpedo maintenance work (Horvath et al. ; . The association between CAD and occupational exposure to nitroglycerin, ethylene-glycol-dinitrate and other aliphatic nitrates, carbon-monoxide, nonhalogenated and halogenated industrial solvents, arsenic, and cobalt, as well as blood pressure problems caused by cadmium and lead were discussed. (). Exposure to Mixtures of Nitroglycerin and Ethylene Glycol Dinitrate. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal: Vol. 24, No. 5, pp. Cited by: