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Document ID (ISN)21214
CIS number 74-1309
ISSN - Serial title 0032-6291 - Pracovní lékařství
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jindřichová J., Medek V., Boštík V., Eminger S.
Title The hazards of chronic lead poisoning in coating electric resistors with a lead-base enamel
Original title Riziko olova při stříkání elektrických odporů olovnatými smalty [in Czech]
Bibliographic information June 1973, Vol.25, No.6, p.238-242. Illus. 8 ref.
Abstract Study of the lead poisoning hazard in a workshop where workers were engaged in enamelling electric resistors by spraying with a product containing 13 to 43% PbO. Over a 10-year period (1961-1971) various preventive measures (especially improved ventilation) have made it possible to reduce the concentration of Pb in the atmosphere to a level near to the threshold limit value (0.05 mg Pb/m3), despite a 5-fold increase in production. The authors were able, on the basis of experiments carried out with a decinormal solution of HCl, to establish the solubility in the gastric juice of Pb originating in the enamels.
Descriptors (primary) lead; toxicology; electrical industry; enamelling; spray coating
Descriptors (secondary) lead oxide; chronic poisoning; health engineering; solubility in gastric juice
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Surface treatment
Manufacturing of electrical appliances and equipment
Lead and compounds