|Document ID (ISN)||112109|
|ISSN - Serial title
|Convention or series no.
||Use of ceramic fibres at BASF
||L'utilisation de fibres céramiques chez BASF [in French]|
||Sep. 2010, p.12-15. Illus.
||In 1997, European regulations classified ceramic fibres as being "probably carcinogenic". This required enterprises operating ovens to totally review their procedures. This article presents the methods and prevention methods adopted by a Belgian chemical company operating a large number of ovens lined with refractory materials based on ceramic fibres.
||carcinogens; refractories; ceramic fibres; drying ovens and plants; chemical industry
||Belgium; maintenance; limitation of exposure; safe working methods; public OSH institutions; legal aspects
||D - Periodical articles
||Toxic and dangerous substances
Other industries and occupations
|Broad subject area(s)
||Cancer and carcinogens