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Document ID (ISN)69469
CIS number 97-1299
ISBN(s) 0-7176-1312-7
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Health and Safety Commission, Printing Industry Advisory Committee
Title Safe use of isocyanates in printing and laminating
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 1997. vi, 33p. Illus. 39 ref. Price: GBP 10.50.
Abstract This guidance is primarily concerned with the inhalation hazards arising from exposure to isocyanates. Contents: use of isocyanates in printing and printed packaging; health effects (sensitization, irritation, dermatitis, asthma); occupational exposure limits; selection of isocyanate products; storage; respirators; mixing processes; application systems; inspection and maintenance of ventilation systems; decontamination and spillage; waste disposal; air monitoring; health surveillance; first aid; information of personnel.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; isocyanates; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; sensitizers; storage; limitation of exposure; information of personnel; respirators; containment of spills; determination in air; medical supervision; first aid
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Cyano compounds