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National Research Council Committee Review of Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Selected Airborne Chemicals
Pages 3-10

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... Although several public and private groups, such as the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, have established exposure limits for some substances and some exposures (e.g., workplace or ambient air quality) , these limits are not easily or directly translated into emergency exposure limits for exposures at high levels 3
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... , children, the elderly, and persons with diseases, such as asthma or heart disease. The National Research Council (NRC)
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... SUMMARY OF REPORT ON GUIDELINES FOR DEVELOPING AEGLS As described in Guidelines for Developing Community Emergency Exposure Levels for Hazardous Substances (NRC 1993) and the NRC guidelines report Standing Operating Procedures for Developing Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Hazardous Chemicals (NRC 2001a)
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... The reports were then revised by NAC in response to the public comments, elevated from "proposed" to "interim" status, and sent to the NRC Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for final evaluation. The NRC committee's review of the AEGL reports prepared by NAC and its contractors involves oral and written presentations to the committee by the authors of the reports.
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... Washington, DC: National Academy Press. NRC (National Research Council)
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... Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. NRC (National Research Council)
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