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Acute Exposure Guideline Levels (AEGLs) Committee Meeting September 14-15, 1999

A meeting of the National Advisory Committee for Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Hazardous Substances (NAC/AEGL Committee) was held September 14-16, 1999, in Washington, D.C. At this meeting, the NAC/AEGL Committee addressed various aspects of the acute toxicity and the development of Acute Exposure Guideline Levels (AEGLs) for the following chemicals: Bromine, furan, hydrogen sulfide, Otto Fuel (propylene glycol dinitrate major component), and 1,1,1-trichloroethane.

There was also a discussion of the review and comment by the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council Subcommittee on AEGLs regarding certain Interim AEGL values previously published in the October 30, 1997, Federal Register notice (62 FR 58839-58851) (FRL-5737-3). These chemicals include 1,2- dichloroethylene, ethylene oxide, and phosphine.

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