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Recommendations for Chemical Protective Clothing: A Companion to the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards


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Chemical CAS No. Recommendation for skin protection Recommended protective clothing barriers*
Emery 12415-34-8 (emery) 1302-74-5 (corundum) N.R. Determine based on working conditions
Endosulfan 115-29-7 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Endrin 72-20-8 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Enflurane 13838-16-9 N.R. Determine based on working conditions
Epichlorohydrin 106-89-8 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Butyl, Barricade, Trellchem, Tychem 4 hr: PE/EVAL, Responder
EPN 2104-64-5 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Ethanolamine 141-43-5 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Butyl, Neoprene, Nitrile, Viton, PE/EVAL, Tychem 4 hr: PVC
Ethion 563-12-2 Prevent skin contact 4 hr: Teflon
2-Ethoxyethanol 110-80-5 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Butyl, Saranex, Responder 4 hr: PE/EVAL
2-Ethoxyethyl acetate 111-15-9 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Butyl, Barricade, Responder 4 hr: PVA, PE/EVAL
Ethyl acetate 141-78-6 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: PE/EVAL, Barricade, CPF3, Responder, Trellchem, Tychem 4 hr: PVA, Teflon
Ethyl acrylate 140-88-5 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: PVA, Teflon, Responder, Tychem 4 hr: Butyl, PE/EVAL
Ethyl alcohol 64-17-5 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Butyl, Viton, PE/EVAL 4 hr: Neoprene, Teflon
Ethylamine 75-04-7 Prevent skin contact (liquid) 8 hr: Butyl 4 hr: Teflon, Responder
Ethyl benzene 100-41-4 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Viton, Barricade, Responder, Tychem 4 hr: Teflon
Ethyl bromide 74-96-4 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Ethyl butyl ketone 106-35-4 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Ethyl chloride 75-00-3 Prevent skin contact (liquid) 4 hr: Teflon
Ethylene chlorohydrin 107-07-3 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Butyl, Viton, PVA, Barricade 4 hr: PE/EVAL
Ethylenediamine 107-15-3 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Butyl, Saranex, Responder 4 hr: Teflon
Ethylene dibromide 106-93-4 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: PVA, Teflon, Viton, PE/EVAL, Barricade, Tychem
Ethylene dichloride 107-06-2 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Teflon, Viton, PE/EVAL, Barricade, CPF3, Responder, Tychem 4 hr: PVA
Ethylene glycol 107-21-1 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Butyl, Natural, Neoprene, Nitrile, PE, PVC, Teflon, Viton, Saranex, PE/EVAL, Trellchem 4 hr: Responder
Ethylene glycol dinitrate 628-96-6 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Ethyleneimine 151-56-4 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: Butyl, Tychem 4 hr: Teflon, Responder
Ethylene oxide 75-21-8 Prevent skin contact (liquid) 8 hr: Barricade, Responder, Trellchem, Tychem 4 hr: Butyl, Teflon, PE/EVAL
Ethylene thiourea 96-45-7 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Ethyl ether 60-29-7 Prevent skin contact 8 hr: PVA, PE/EVAL, Barricade 4 hr: Teflon, Responder, Trellchem
Ethyl formate 109-94-4 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Ethylidene norbornene 16219-75-3 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Ethyl mercaptan 75-08-1 Prevent skin contact 4 hr: Teflon
N-Ethylmorpholine 100-74-3 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Ethyl silicate 78-10-4 Prevent skin contact Contact the manufacturer for recommendations
Recommendations for skin protection
Prevent skin contact....Wear appropriate personal protective clothing to prevent skin contact. Suggested barriers for use should be confirmed with the vendor and for additional information and use limitations.
Frostbite....................Wear appropriate personal protective clothing to prevent the skin from becoming frozen from contact with the evaporating liquid or from contact with vessels containing the liquid.
N.R...........................No specific recommendation can be made. Actual working conditions will determine the need and type of personal protective equipment.
†Bold type indicates a change from or an addition to what is published in the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, June 1997 Edition. Recommended protective clothing barriers*

Butyl = Butyl Rubber (Gloves, Suits, Boots) Natural = Natural Rubber (Gloves) Neoprene = Neoprene Rubber (Gloves, Suits, Boots) Nitrile = Nitrile Rubber (Gloves, Suits, Boots) PE = Polyethylene (Gloves, Suits, Boots) PVA = Polyvinyl Alcohol (Gloves) PVC = Polyvinyl Chloride (Gloves, Suits, Boots) Teflon = Teflon™ (Gloves, Suits, Boots) Viton = Viton™ (Gloves, Suits) Saranex = Saranex™ coated suits PE/EVAL = 4H™ and Silver Shield™ brand gloves Barricade = Barricade™ coated suits CPF3 = CPF3™ suits Responder = Responder™ suits Trellchem = Trellchem HPS™ suits Tychem = Tychem 10000™ suits

8 hr = More than 8 hours of resistance to breakthrough >0.1  microng/cm2/min. 4 hr = At least 4 but less than 8 hours of resistance to breakthrough >0.1  microng/cm2/min.

*Neoprene is a tradename and Teflon, Barricade and Tychem 10000 are trademarks of the DuPont Company. Viton is a registered trademark of DuPont Dow Elastomers. Saranex is a tradename of the Dow Chemical Company. 4H is a trademark of the Safety 4 Company. Silver Shield is a trademark of the Siebe North Company. CPF3 and Responder are trademarks of the Kappler Company. Trellchem HPS is a trademark of the Trelleborg Company. Recommendations are NOT valid for very thin Natural Rubber, Neoprene, Nitrile, and PVC gloves (0.3 mm or less).

 

 
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