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The dyeing and finishing of textiles.

Authors
Anonymous
Source
Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Contract 210-79-0001, 1981 Jun; 2:1-413
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NIOSHTIC No.
00121791
Abstract
The health hazards of the principal dyeing and printing processes used in the textile industry were assessed. Each process assessment includes a description of the equipment used, worker responsibilities relative to specific process equipment, specific dyeing processes by dye application class for fiber types processed, and the adverse health effects of process chemicals. A summary assessment, emergent technologies, and references are provided. Definitions of occupations within the textile industry, a bibliography, summary of plant observation reports and evaluations, and surfactants are appended.
Keywords
NIOSH-Contract; Contract-210-79-0001; Textiles-industry; Dyes; Industrial-processes; Coloring-materials; Textile-finishing; Industrial-hygiene
Publication Date
19810609
Document Type
Final Contract Report
Funding Type
Contract
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-178897
NTIS Price
A19
Identifying No.
Contract-210-79-0001
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
MD
Performing Organization
Geomet Technologies, Inc., Gaithersburg, Maryland
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