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PUBLIC HEALTH ASSESSMENT

EAGLE-PICHER INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED/
BUNTING BEARINGS CORPORATION
(a/k/a EAGLE PICHER)
DELTA, FULTON COUNTY, OHIO


TABLES

TABLE 1. LEAD LEVELS IN OFF-SITE SURFACE SOILS USING XRF SCREENING, EAGLE-PICHER INDUSTRIES, INC/BUNTING BEARINGS CORP. FACILITY, OCTOBER, 1998

Location Number of Samples Range of Lead Detects (ppm) Detects >1,000 ppm Detects 400<n<1,000 ppm Detects <400 ppm
Mobile Home Park (north) 68 ND - 6,807 5 11 52
Palmwood to Main (south) 55 ND - 985 - 10 45
Van Buren (west) 8 43 - 158 - - 8
Jackson Street (east) 18 ND - 969 - 2 16
ppm =Parts Per Million (mg/kg)
ND =Contaminant not detected
- =No samples fell into this category


TABLE 2. RESULTS OF OCTOBER, 1998 BLOOD-LEAD SCREENING DELTA, FULTON COUNTY, OHIO

Address Number of Children Tested Range of Children's Ages Range of Blood-Lead Levels detects (ug/dL) Mean Blood-Lead Level (ug/dL)
Jackson Street 2 7,9 2 - 4 3
Linwood Street 9 2-8 <2 - 6 3.5
Maplewood Street 2 2,5 4 - 7 5.5
Palmwood Street 1 2 4 4
Van Buren Street none - - -
In Village, outside study area (babysitter on Jackson Street) 3 6-10 2-3 2.33
In Village, outside study area 3 3-5 <2 - 6 3.66
Outside the Village (spend summers in Delta) 3 1-8 <2 - 6 2.66

 

       
ug/dL = Micrograms of lead per deciliter of blood


FIGURES

Site Location
Figure 1. Site Location

Site Map - Bunting Bearing Corp.
Figure 2. Site Map - Bunting Bearing Corp.

Lead Detects in Off-Site Soils
Figure 3. Lead Detects in Off-Site Soils


CERTIFICATION

This Eagle-Picher Industries, Inc./Bunting Bearings Corp. Public Health Assessment was prepared by the Ohio Department of Health under a cooperative agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). It is in accordance with approved methodology and procedures existing at the time the public health assessment was begun.

Alan W. Yarbrough
Technical Project Officer, SPS, SSAB, DHAC, ATSDR

The Division of Health Assessment and Consultation, ATSDR, has reviewed this public health assessment and concurs with the findings.

Richard Gillig
Chief, State Program Section, SSAB, DHAC, ATSDR


APPENDIX A

(Material included in the packet handed out to Delta residents)

Appendix A was not available in electronic format for conversion to HTML at the time of preparation of this document. To obtain a hard copy of the document, please contact:

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Division of Health Assessment and Consultation
Attn: Chief, Program Evaluation, Records, and Information Services Branch E-56
1600 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30333


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