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Document ID (ISN)55216
CIS number 91-249
ISBN(s) 0-644-09129-0
Year 1990
Convention or series no. WAP 90/017
National Occupational Health and Safety Commission (Worksafe Australia)
Title Isocyanates
Bibliographic information Australian Government Publishing Service, GPO Box 84, Canberra ACT 2601, Australia, July 1990. 16p. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract Safety guide to the identification and safe use of isocyanates in the workplace. Contents: most commonly used isocyanates and their uses; health hazards (exposure routes, health effects); prevention and control measures (evaluation, monitoring, exposure standards, engineering controls, personal protective equipment, safe storage, health assessment, education and training); first aid measures; emergency procedures.
Descriptors (primary) irritants; sensitizers; isocyanates; Australia
Descriptors (secondary) diphenylmethane diisocyanate; methyl isocyanate; hexamethylene diisocyanate; safety guides; hazard evaluation; personal protective equipment; data sheet; tolylene diisocyanate
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceAustralia
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Isocyanates
Cyano compounds