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Document ID (ISN)34606
CIS number 80-1940
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Title Isocyanates
Original title Isocyanater [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information AFS 1980:10, Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, Fack, 171 84 Solna, Sweden, 19 Aug. 1980. 20p. Gratis.
Abstract This directive (effective 1 Jan. 1981) applies to all activities involved in the production and indusrial use of isocyanates. Contents: general rules (substitution of less harmful substances; use wherever possible of prepolymerised isocyanates; personnel information); medical supervision; marking and labelling; workplaces and workplace layout and equipment (ventilation); elimination of spills; personal protection and personal hygiene. Appended: detailed commentaries (properties of 8 isocyanates, health hazards, reference to other directives and standards).
Descriptors (primary) Sweden; limitation of exposure; isocyanates
Descriptors (secondary) diphenylmethane diisocyanate; polymethylenepolyphenylene isocyanate; hexamethylene diisocyanate; isophorone diisocyanate; naphthylene diisocyanate; 2,4-tolylene diisocyanate; personal hygiene; ventilation; elimination of spills; substitution; personal protective equipment; hazard identification; health hazards; medical supervision; replaced; directive; phenyl isocyanate
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceSweden
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Isocyanates
Cyano compounds