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ACGIH 0100DOCBEI

Documentation of the Biological Exposure Indices

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Organization: ACGIH
Publication Date: 1 January 2001
Status: active
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These Documentation explain the rationale for the development of ACGIH's BEIs which are intended as guidelines for the evaluation of potential chemical exposure health hazards identified in the practice of industrial hygiene. The database for each BEI recommendation consists of available information on absorption, elimination, and metabolism of chemicals, and on the correlation between exposure intensity and biological effect in workers. BEIs are available for acetone, acetylcholinesterase inhibiting pesticides, aniline, arsenic, benzene, cadmium, carbon disulfide, carbon monoxide, chlorobenzene, chromium, cobalt, N,N-dimethylacetamide, N,N-dimethylformamide, ethoxyethanol, ethoxyethanol acetate, ethyl benzene, fluorides, furfural, n-hexane, lead, mercury, methanol, methemoglobin inducers, methoxyethanol, methoxyethanol acetate, methyl chloroform, methylene bis(2-chloroaniline), methyl ethyl ketone, methyl isobutyl ketone, nitrobenzene, parathion, pentachlorophenol, phenol, styrene (monomer), tetrachloroethylene, tetrahydrofuran, toluene, trichloroethylene, vanadium pentoxide, and xylenes (technical/commercial grade). Note: The BEI Documentation are included in the Publication #0100Doc.

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ACGIH 0100DOCBEI
January 1, 2001
Documentation of the Biological Exposure Indices
These Documentation explain the rationale for the development of ACGIH’s BEIs which are intended as guidelines for the evaluation of potential chemical exposure health hazards identified in the...
January 1, 2001
Documentation of the Biological Exposure Indices
These Documentation explain the rationale for the development of ACGIH®'s BEIs® which are intended as guidelines for the evaluation of potential chemical exposure health hazards identified in the...
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