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Document ID (ISN)44792
CIS number 85-1631
ISBN(s) 0-11-883599-8
Year 1984
Convention or series no. Guidance Note EH 45
Health and Safety Executive
Title Carbon disulphide: control of exposure in the viscose industry
Bibliographic information HM Stationery Office, 49 High Holborn, London WC1V 6HB, United Kingdom, Sep. 1984. 3p. 2 ref.
Abstract This guidance note covers the control limit for carbon disulfide (10ppm for an 8h time-weighted average concentration in air); toxic effects; control of exposure in the viscose industry using respiratory protective equipment (canister gas respirators or compressed air line breathing apparatus); care and maintenance of the equipment; statutory requirements.
Descriptors (primary) viscose rayon industry; limitation of exposure; carbon disulfide; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; gas removing respirators; respirators; supplied air respirators; threshold limit values
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances