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Recommendations for Chemical Protective Clothing: A Companion to the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
|Chemical||CAS No.||Recommendation for skin protection||Recommended protective clothing barriers*|
|Kaolin||1332-58-7||N.R.||Determine based on working conditions|
|Kepone||14-35-00||Prevent skin contact||Contact the manufacturer for recommendations|
|Kerosene||800-82-06||Prevent skin contact||8 hr: Nitrile, PE, Viton 4 hr: Neoprene, PVA, PVC, Barricade, Responder|
|Ketene||46-35-14||N.R.||Determine based on working conditions|
|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.|
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 suits8 hr = More than 8 hours of resistance to breakthrough >0.1 g/cm2/min. 4 hr = At least 4 but less than 8 hours of resistance to breakthrough >0.1 g/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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