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Document ID (ISN)110574
CIS number 10-0105
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 2010
Convention or series no. INRS ND 2329-219-10
Author(s) Honnert B., Grzebyk M.
Title Usage of amides in France
Original title Utilisation des amides en France [in French]
Bibliographic information June 2010, No.219, p.49-56. Illus. 8 ref.
Internet access http://www.hst.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/IntranetObject-accesParReference/ND%202329/$File/ND2329.pdf [in French]
Abstract This article presents an INRS industry study of 28 sectors comprising 10,117 industrial facilities surveyed by a self-declaration questionnaire. The level of response was approximately 45%. Around 20,000 employees are potentially exposed to amides and are mainly distributed amongst research laboratories and the industrial chemical sector. Concerning amide quantities involved, there is a clear split between those with industrial uses (dimethylformamide and N,N-dimethylacetamide), involving quantities greater than 1000 tons, those only used for laboratory applications (formamide and acetamide), involving quantities less than 10 tons, and those with mixed applications (N-methylacetamide and N-methylformamide), involving quantities ranging from 50 to 150 tons.
Descriptors (primary) France; amides; laboratories; exposure evaluation; chemical industry
Descriptors (secondary) acetamide; methylacetamide; dimethylacetamide; formamide; methylformamide; dimethylformamide; questionnaire survey
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Amides
Exposure evaluation
Chemical industry