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HHE Report HHE-71-10-48, PPG Industries, Inc., Clarksburg, West Virginia.

Authors
Ramos-H; Shama-SK; Flesch-JP
Source
NIOSH 1973 Jun:19 pages
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00027199
Abstract
Air sampling and medical evaluation performed at a glass cutting and packaging operation reveals that salicylic dust, a component of Polytek glass used in the process, is toxic at the concentration used or found, causing acute irritation of the eyes, nose and throat of the workers exposed. Air concentration levels of 0.08 mg per cubic meter of salicylic-acid (69727) does not cause significant blood levels of the compound, but it does induce symptoms. Limited evaluation of the new Polytek dispenser operation has shown a significant reduction in symptomatology.
Keywords
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-71-10-48; Hazard-Confirmed; Region-3; Air-quality-control; Glass-industry; Toxicity; Eye-irritation; Respiratory-irritation; Blood-tests; Dust-control;
CAS No.
69-72-7;
Publication Date
19730601
Document Type
Hazard Evaluation and Technical Assistance; Field Studies
Fiscal Year
1973
NTIS Accession No.
PB-229263
NTIS Price
A03
Identifying No.
HHE-71-10-48
NIOSH Division
DSHEFS;
Source Name
Hazard Evaluation Services Branch, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio, 19 pages
State
OH;
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