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Document ID (ISN)21270
CIS number 74-1331
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1974
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cohen S.R., Maier A.A., Flesch J.P.
Title Occupational health case report No.3 - Ethyl acrylate.
Bibliographic information Mar. 1974, Vol.16, No.3, p.199-200.
Abstract A report of an investigation carried out by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) at the request of an authorised representative of employees concerning exposure to dust of an emulsion containing ethyl acrylate polymer at a facility manufacturing synthetic textile products. It was concluded that this dust cannot be considered inert because of its acidic character and that exposure to it at the concentrations prevailing in the plant in question constitutes a hazard. The institution of engineering improvements to control overspray and a good programme of general housekeeping would significantly reduce the hazard.
Descriptors (primary) synthetic fibre industry; spray coating; dust; ethyl acrylate
Descriptors (secondary) case study; USA
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Acrylates
Surface treatment