|Document ID (ISN)||74308|
|Convention or series no.
||Guidance Note EH 16
Health and Safety Executive
||Isocyanates: Health hazards and precautionary measures
||HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 5th ed.,1999. 9p. 30 ref. Price: GBP 6.00.
||This round-up of health hazards posed by exposure to isocyanates and precautionary measures covers: Toxic effects; maximum exposure limits adopted in the United Kingdom (8h TWA: 0.02mg/m3, 15min TWA: 0.07mg/m3, both expressed in terms of free isocyanate groups); storage and handling; decontamination and spillages; respiratory protective equipment; medical supervision; first aid; personnel training and information.
||isocyanates; limitation of exposure; toxic substances
||threshold limit values; sensitization; United Kingdom; asthma; handling and storage; first aid; respirators; containment of spills; determination in air; medical supervision; replaced; uses; data sheet; information of personnel; irritants
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||United Kingdom|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)