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Document ID (ISN)53070
CIS number 90-230
ISSN - Serial title 0172-8334 - Humane Produktion - Humane Arbeitsplńtze
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Diehl B.
Title Exposure to harmful substances during floor laying - Solvent problems
Original title Gefahrstoffbelastung bei Fussbodenlegearbeiten - L÷semittelproblem [in German]
Bibliographic information 1988, Vol.10, No.8, p.30-35. Illus.
Abstract Types and concentration of solvents were determined during the laying of polyvinyl chloride, carpet, wood parquet and linoleum floor coverings. The highest solvent exposure was found in the case of parquet floors. Concentrations of solvents such as toluene, xylene, and toluene diisocyanate in excess of maximum allowable workplace levels were measured. A substitution of solvent-containing products is necessary.
Descriptors (primary) toluene; tolylene diisocyanate; xylene; floor laying; organic solvents
Descriptors (secondary) occupational hygiene; 2,6-tolylene diisocyanate; flooring; exposure; exposure evaluation; building industry; construction work
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cyano compounds
Isocyanates
Aromatic hydrocarbons