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Document ID (ISN)28776
CIS number 78-519
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hesbert A., Darrigrand M.C., Lemonnier M., Cavelier C.
Title Study of microbial pollution of cutting fluids - Efficacy of a number of disinfectants on contaminating organisms
Original title Etude de la pollution microbienne des fluides d'usinage - Efficacité d'une série de désinfectants sur les germes contaminants. [in French]
Bibliographic information June 1977, Vol.38, No.6, p.569-579. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract Oil emulsions used as cutting fluids are particularly liable to massive microbial contamination, undesirable for technical and health reasons (oil acne, dermatosis hazard). The authors identified the contaminating bacteria (pseudomonadaceae, enterobateriaceae, etc.) and evaluated the action of 13 commercial disinfectants on them (effects on growth rate of a mixed culture of micro-organisms). With tests of this kind, efficient bactericidal products compatible with the chemical properties of a cutting fluid can be selected. However, some disinfectants (phenols and their derivatives, etc.) may cause skin irritation or sensitisation; hence the importance of not exceeding the required amount of disinfectant.
Descriptors (primary) cutting fluids; microbial pollution; metalworking industry; disinfectants
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; skin diseases; oil acne
Document type -
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Air pollution
Metalworking industry
Environmental pollution