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Document ID (ISN)52107
CIS number 89-1332
ISBN(s) 0-11-883973-X
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Printing Advisory Committee
Title Control of health hazards in screen printing
Bibliographic information HMSO Publication Centre, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1988. 18p. Illus. 31 ref. Price: GBP 2.50.
Abstract This publication gives practical guidance to users and suppliers of equipment and materials found in screen printing on the measures needed to control exposure to chemicals. The principles in this guidance apply to all screen printing undertakings, whether large or small. Content: necessity of control measures; action by user firms (general, screen preparation, printing and drying, screen cleaning and reclamation); action by suppliers (general; dryers, ovens and other equipment; chemical products; substitution of certain chemicals); checklist (users, suppliers). In the appendices: relevant legal requirements and other information; health effects of glycol ether and ester derivatives; control limits for exposure to glycol ethers; attachment of mesh to the screen frame.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; United Kingdom; chemical hazards; exposure evaluation; screen printing
Descriptors (secondary) glycol ethers; drying ovens and plants; check lists; legislation; directive; chemical products
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Exposure evaluation
Printing, photography and photocopying industry