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Draft Cleaner Technologies Substitutes Assessment (CTSA): Screen Reclamation - Chapter 3

EPA 744R-94-005a
September 1994

Background Information on Methodologies Used in Screen Reclamation


This chapter is intended to serve as a reference section for the CTSA document and contains details of data collection and methodologies used in the CTSA risk assessment, performance demonstration and cost evaluation. The methodologies and assumptions underlying the evaluations in Chapter 5 are outlined in this chapter, including:

  • Screen Printing Workplace Practices Questionnaire
  • Occupational Exposures (inhalation and dermal)
  • Environmental Releases
  • Population Exposure Assessments
  • Risk Assessments
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Cost Estimates

Chapter III: Background Information on Methodologies Used in Screen Reclamation [190 K PDF]

Risk, Performance and Cost Evaluation

Overview of Data from the Screen Printing Industry Used in Risk Assessment

Environmental Releases and Occupational Exposure Assessment

Estimation Methodology
Overview of Methodology
Uncertainties
Release Amounts vs. Occupational Exposures

Population Exposure Assessment for Screen Reclamation Processes

Overview by Media

Background on Risk Assessment for Screen Reclamation Processes

Human Health Risk
Ecological Risk

Background and Methodology for Performance Demonstrations

Background
Product System Summaries

Chemical Volume Estimates

Average Screen Size
Per Screen Product Usage
Derivation of Market Share of Traditional and Alternative Screen Reclamation Products
Number of Screens Cleaned
National Estimates of Screen Reclamation Products

Cost Analysis Methodology

General Description of Costing Methodology
Details Related to Data Sources and Methodological Approach


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