Quote – The Manufacturing Chemists’ Association (MCA).

[Anything beneath the level of 50 parts per million parts per million (ppm) is] uneconomic and all but impossible to meet...[it would be] simply a requirement for liquidation of a major industry.

The Manufacturing Chemists’ Association (MCA) work practices group argues against any OSHA regulation requiring less than 50 ppm, even though the relevant health experts already knew such levels to be unsafe. The industry adopted the standard at a quarter of the anticipated cost. Deceit and Denial, p. 204.

Thursday, March 7, 1974