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Assessment of Potential Inhalation and Dermal Exposure Associated with Pressure-Treatment of Wood with Arsenical Products: Worker Exposure Study Review.

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This study assessed the potential dermal/inhalation exposures of pressure treatment plant employees involved in the production of treated wood products. This study was designed to estimate individual worker exposure to Chromated Copper Arsenate (CCA) Type C and Ammoniacal Copper Zinc Arsenate (ACZA) compounds while performing the typical job functions involved in commercial arsenical pressure treatment of lumber at three commercial treatment facilities located in the United States and Canada.

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2001
P.2001.7
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Yes
EPA Office:
Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances
Office Suboffice:
Antimicrobials Division
Office Division:
Office of Risk Assessment and Science Support
EPA Author:
Aviado, Doreen
Document Type:
Risk Assessment
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Not Reported
Pages:
28

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