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Document ID (ISN)105722
CIS number 06-1189
ISBN(s) 91-7522-638-3
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Title Do you work with isocyanates and polyurethane?
Bibliographic information Prevent, Box 20133, 104 60 Stockholm, Sweden, 1999. Internet document (pdf format). 20p. Illus.
Internet access [in English]
Abstract This booklet is aimed at persons who face the risk of exposure to isocyanates in occupational settings. Topics addressed: products and industries where isocyanates and polyurethanes are found; symptoms caused by exposure to isocyanates (nose and eye irritation, lung function impairment, asthma); medical supervision; limitation of exposure (substitution, ventilation, local exhaust); air monitoring; training; responsibilities of employers; legal aspects.
Descriptors (primary) polyurethanes; Sweden; job-exposure relation; health hazards; isocyanates
Descriptors (secondary) allergens; safety guides; supplied air respirators; local exhaust; responsibilities of employers; legal aspects; symptoms; asthma; limitation of exposure; ventilation; safe working methods; determination in air; medical supervision; respiratory impairment; safety and health training; information of personnel; irritants
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Isocyanates
Cyano compounds