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Document ID (ISN)65199
CIS number 95-1744
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Bonilla J.V., Milbrath R.A.
Title Cadmium in plastic processing fumes from injection moulding
Bibliographic information Nov. 1994, Vol.55, No.11, p.1069-1071. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract Laboratory tests were carried out on five thermoplastic resins with cadmium pigment loadings in the range 1.43-1.82%. Air samples were collected during the moulding of each material. Thermal processing of these plastic resins formulated with medium to high levels of cadmium pigments did not generate workplace cadmium concentrations above the level of 2.5Á/m3. The inorganic pigments did not volatilize at the temperatures recommended for processing these resins. Processors should be aware of other potential sources of cadmium in the workplace.
Descriptors (primary) thermoplastics; pigments; cadmium; moulding of plastics; determination in air; mists
Descriptors (secondary) volatility
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances