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Document ID (ISN)34842
CIS number 81-117
Year 1980
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Ascher R.
Title Hazards of organic isocyanates and their prevention
Original title Risques et prévention lors de l'utilisation des isocyanates organiques. [in French]
Bibliographic information Caisse régionale d'assurance maladie du Nord de la France, 11 boulevard Vauban, BP 3008, 59024 Lille Cedex, 12 June 1980. 34p. Illus. 15 ref. Gratis.
Abstract Communication to the Joint Technical Regional Committee for the Textile Industry (Comité technique régional des industries textiles), Lille, France. Contents: health disorders and health damage due to commercially available polyurethanes (PU); statistics of compensated disease due to PU in France; properties of isocyanates used in industry; principal uses (paints and varnishes, expanded plastics for moulding; foaming); hazards; preventive medicine; safety engineering (integrated safety; collective protection; storage and distribution; work on storage tanks; leakage; liquid transfer of isocyanates; risk of inhalation); methods of analysis in the atmosphere; fire hazards and their prevention.
Descriptors (primary) polyurethanes; plastics converting industry; expanded plastics; isocyanates
Descriptors (secondary) occupational diseases; France; allergic asthma; statistical aspects; fire prevention; sampling and analysis; medical prevention; health engineering
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Isocyanates
Cyano compounds