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Document ID (ISN)42263
CIS number 84-1288
ISSN - Serial title Medical Bulletin of Fukuoka University
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Matsunaga J., Une H., Nakayoshi N., Momose Y., Maeda M., Watanabe D., Magori Y., Esaki H., Kamo H., Kuroki K.
Title Occupational exposure to organic solvents of painters in car repair workshops
Bibliographic information Sep. 1983, Vol.10, No.3, p.173-178. Illus. 11 ref.
Abstract Organic solvent concentrations in the air, individual exposure levels and concentrations of urinary hippuric acid during 24h were measured to estimate levels of exposure to organic solvents of 8 painters in car repair workshops. All the organic solvent concentrations in the air were below TLVs. In individual exposures, high toluene concentrations were observed during painting in booths with ventilators on the side wall (410-660ppm), but not in booths with ventilators for longitudinal ventilation from ceiling to the floor (28-87ppm). The average urinary hippuric acid concentration in painters was 0.33mg/ml.
Descriptors (primary) paint spraying; coachwork; organic solvents
Descriptors (secondary) toluene; urine monitoring; exposure evaluation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Surface treatment