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Document ID (ISN)101995
CIS number 03-832
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sécurité
Year 2002
Convention or series no. CNAM Recommandation R 391
Title Recommendation - Prevention of hazards linked to the production and use of glycol ethers
Original title Recommandation - Prévention des risques liés à la fabrication et à l'utilisation des éthers de glycol [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2002, No.616, Supplement II. 23p. (whole issue).
Abstract This special issue reproduces the full text of a recommendation adopted in France in 2001 on the prevention of risks linked to the production and use of glycol ethers. Contents: physical and chemical properties; toxicity (toxicology, animal studies, epidemiological studies); responsibilities of employers (hazard identification, exposure evaluation, establishing priorities, information of workers, workplace monitoring, biological monitoring, medical supervision). Appendices include: list of the most common glycol ethers; listing by CAS number; physical and chemical properties; examples of forms for defining exposure and establishing an inventory of predictable incidents; methods of determination in urine.
Descriptors (primary) France; plant safety and health organization; toxic substances; glycol ethers
Descriptors (secondary) responsibilities of employers; information of personnel; toxicology; photographic chemicals; cutting fluids; list of chemical substances; exposure evaluation; epidemiologic study; animal experiments; hazard identification; electronics industry; cosmetics industry; medical supervision; exposure tests; directive; data sheet; determination in urine; paint and varnish industry
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Glycol ethers
Electronics industry