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Document ID (ISN)37936
CIS number 82-1050
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Woolrich P.F.
Title Toxicology, industrial hygiene and medical control of TDI, MDI, and PMPPI
Bibliographic information Feb. 1982, Vol.43, No.2, p.89-97. Illus. 33 ref.
Abstract The isocyanates used in the manufacture of polyurethanes cause sensitisation responses and also causes fire and explosion hazards. This review covers: chemical identifiers; chemical and physical properties; toxicological effects on animals; industrial hygiene and medical controls; first aid.
Descriptors (primary) polyurethanes; plastics industry; toxicology; isocyanates
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; diphenylmethane diisocyanate; 2,6-tolylene diisocyanate; 2,4-tolylene diisocyanate; fire hazards; sensitization; first aid; animal experiments; plastics converting industry; biological effects; polymethylenepolyphenylene isocyanate; explosion hazards
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Toxicology
Chemical industry
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds
Plastics industry