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EXPOSURE LEVELS
AEGLs for Four More Chemicals Are Now Available
The National Academies Press has released the 18th volume of Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Selected Airborne Chemicals, a publication that covers the acute exposure guideline levels (AEGLs) for nine of the approximately 400 extremely hazardous substances that have been identified by EPA. AEGLs are exposure levels below which adverse health effects are not likely to occur. These threshold exposure limits are for the general public and are applicable to emergency exposures ranging from 10 minutes to eight hours. 
The chemicals covered in this volume of AEGLs for Selected Airborne Chemicals include: • bromine chloride • carbonyl fluoride • selected halogen fluorides • oxygen difluoride The publication is available as a free PDF on NAP’s website at http://bit.ly/aeglsvol18.
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