NIOSH Skin Notation Profiles: Acrylonitrile


April 2011
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2011-140
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Acrylonitrile is a high-volume chemical primarily used in the manufacturing of synthetic fibers, resins, plastics, elastomers, and rubber for a variety of consumer goods [Cohrssen 2001]. It is also applied as a fumigant. In 1990, acrylonitrile was ranked 38th among the top 50 chemicals produced in the United States; an estimated 3.03 billion pounds (~1.4 billion kilograms) is manufactured annually [Cohrssen 2001].

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