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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

MICHIGAN SITES OF RADIUM DIAL CONTAMINATION

AIRCRAFT COMPONENTS (MICHIGAN RADIOLOGIC)
(a/k/a D & L SALES)
BENTON HARBOR, BERRIEN COUNTY, MICHIGAN
CERCLIS No. MID001119106

AND

H & K SALES (MICHIGAN RADIOLOGIC)
(a/k/a D & L SALES)
BELDING, IONIA COUNTY, MICHIGAN
CERCLIS No. MID001271535

November 28, 1997

Prepared By

Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH)
Under a Cooperative Agreement with
Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)


TABLE OF CONTENTS

SUMMARY

BACKGROUND

    A. Site Description and History
    B. Site Visits
    C. Demographics, Land Use, and Natural Resource Use
    D. Health Outcome Data

COMMUNITY HEALTH CONCERNS

ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS AND OTHER HAZARDS

    A. On-Site Contamination
    B. Off-Site Contamination
    C. Quality Assurance and Quality Control
    D. Physical and Other Hazards

PATHWAYS ANALYSES

    A. Completed Exposure Pathways
    B. Potential Exposure Pathways

PUBLIC HEALTH IMPLICATIONS

    A. Toxicological Evaluation
    B. Health Outcome Data Evaluation
    C. Community Health Concerns Evaluation

CONCLUSIONS

RECOMMENDATIONS

    HEALTH ACTIVITIES RECOMMENDATION PANEL STATEMENT
    PUBLIC HEALTH ACTIONS

PREPARERS OF REPORT

CERTIFICATION

REFERENCES

APPENDIX A -- FIGURES

APPENDIX B -- ATSDR PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY

RESPONSIVENESS STATEMENT

FOOTNOTES

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1. 1990 U.S. Census data on areas within 1 mile of Radium Dial Contamination sites.
Table 2. Radiological data at the Benton Harbor site, September-October 1994, February 1996.
Table 3. Radiological data at the Belding site, October 1994, February 1996.
Table 4. Radiological data at the Bear Lake site, April 1995.


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