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Title: Compilation of existing chemical agent guidelines table as of September 1997

Compilation of existing chemical agent guidelines table as of September 1997 Public Law 99-145 requires the US Department of the Army to dispose of the lethal chemical agents and munitions stockpile stored at eight Army installations throughout the continental US and Johnston Atoll in the Pacific. Recognition by the US Army that a potential threat to the public from continued storage was greater than the threat from transportation and demilitarization of chemical agents gave rise to the Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program (CSEPP). CSEPP is a community emergency preparedness program complementing the Department of Defense`s initiative to destroy domestic stockpiles of aged chemical warfare agent munitions. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the US Army jointly coordinate and direct the CSEPP. The Compilation of Existing Chemical Agent Guidelines Table was developed under the direction of FEMA and the US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine (USACHPPM). The purpose of this Table is to identify established chemical warfare agent guidelines, standards, and interim standards as of September 1997, and place them in an explanatory context for ready use by the CSEPP community. This Table summarizes and organizes information from numerous agencies and review bodies responsible for recommending exposure guidelines [e.g., The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Committee more » on Toxicology (COT), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), FEMA, Army and other federal agencies]. This Table provides references for the interested reader, but does not provide data and assumptions on which exposure guidelines were based, or comment on the rationale or appropriateness of the given values. To do so is beyond the scope of work for this task. « less
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OSTI Identifier:OSTI ID: 676999
Report Number(s):ORNL/TM--13649
ON: DE99000340; TRN: AHC29821%%132
DOE Contract Number:AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:Technical Report
Resource Relation:Other Information: PBD: Aug 1998
Research Org:Oak Ridge National Lab., Energy Div., TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org:USDOE Assistant Secretary for Human Resources and Administration, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 45 MILITARY TECHNOLOGY, WEAPONRY, AND NATIONAL DEFENSE; CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS; WASTE DISPOSAL; RECOMMENDATIONS; OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY; MAXIMUM PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE