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Document ID (ISN)36856
CIS number 82-215
ISBN(s) 0-11-883381-2
Year 1981
Convention or series no. Guidance Note EH 27
Health and Safety Executive
Title Acrylonitrile: Personal protective equipment
Bibliographic information HM Stationery Office, P.O. Box 569, London SE1 9NH, United Kingdom, Apr. 1981. 4p. Price: ú0.50.
Abstract Industrial uses of acrylonitrile; toxic effects (dermal and inhalation toxicity); UK TLV (2ppm for 8-h TWA); personal protective equipment to be worn by users, but not to be regarded as a substitute for proper engineering controls: protective clothing; eye and face shields - compliance with British Standard BS 2092; head protection and full body protection; respiratory protective equipment (canister type); source of further information. Appended: properties of acrylonitrile; policy statement by Health and Safety Commission.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; personal protective equipment; toxic substances; acrylonitrile
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; gas removing respirators; threshold limit values; data sheet; face and eye protection; dermal toxicity; inhalation toxicity; protective clothing
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Cyano compounds
Personal protection