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Document ID (ISN)60839
CIS number 93-1632
ISSN - Serial title 1120-2971 - Prevenzione oggi
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Benvenuti F., Conte C., Giambattistelli S., Lupini M.A., Sernia S.
Title Risks of exposure to isocyanates in the production and processing of polyurethane foam (Note I: Hygienic and environmental problems connected with production, technology and environmental improvement)
Original title Il rischio da esposizione ad isocianati nella produzione e lavorazione di poliuretani espansi (nota I: problemi igienico-ambientali connessi con la tecnologia di produzione e bonifica ambientale) [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Apr.-June 1990, Vol.2, No.2, p.10-19. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract This paper deals with problems posed by isocyanate pollution in polyurethane foam production plants with special reference to the technical and engineering aspects of the air-cleaning equipment. The results of environmental surveys demonstrate the need to install adequately sized aspirators, in function of the particular distribution of pollution sources connected with the production process.
Descriptors (primary) air purification; plastics converting industry; isocyanates; polyurethanes
Descriptors (secondary) exhaust ventilation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Heating and air conditioning
Cyano compounds