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Document ID (ISN)55884
CIS number 91-888
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Delfosse M., Laureillard J.
Title Paint spray booths in automobile body shops: Determination of isocyanates and solvents. Conformity to booth specifications
Original title Cabines de peinture dans la carrosserie automobile - Dosage des isocyanates et des solvants - Conformité des cabines [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 1990, No.138, Note No.1766-138-90, p.65-72. Illus. 6 ref. Annex.
Abstract This study included measurements of atmospheric pollution and air flow in 45 paint spray booths of 38 automobile body shops in France. A comparative analysis of the results of these measurements showed that booths with below-standard ventilation characteristics were subject to high levels of contamination, particularly by isocyanates, whereas those which came up to specifications were relatively free of isocyanate contamination. In order to have a good idea of the contamination levels due to the release of isocyanates, the amount of prepolymers with free isocyanate functions must be determined.
Descriptors (primary) isocyanates; paints; determination in air; solvents; coachwork; spray booths
Descriptors (secondary) vehicle repair and servicing; compliance tests; conditions of work
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Surface treatment
Cyano compounds
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry