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Document ID (ISN)51373
CIS number 89-620
Year 1987
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.88-103
Title NIOSH Alert - Request for assistance in preventing vision disturbances and acute physical distress due to dimethylethylamine (DMEA) exposure
Bibliographic information National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226, USA, 1987. 8p. 8 ref.
Abstract This Alert concerns moulding and coremaking operations in foundries. Described are: background, case reports of health effects (medical surveys, emergency room records, environmental surveys), regulatory status, conclusions and recommendations.
Descriptors (primary) visual function disorders; USA; toxic substances; moulding and coremaking; ethyldimethylamine
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; threshold limit values; symptoms; data sheet; exposure evaluation; safe working methods; limitation of exposure
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the eye and vision damage
Aliphatic amines
Foundries, metalcasting and forging operations