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HHE determination report no. HHE-71-28-6, Magee Carpet Company, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HHE 71-28-6, 1972 May; :1-8
The concentration of Dykem Steel Blue, a mixture of butyl-acetate (123864), ethyl-acetate (141786), and ethyl-alcohol (64175), in the air of a carpet manufacturing plant is well below the established standards, even though the concentrations could be much higher occasionally, as demonstrated by complaints of eye irritation made by employees. Recommendations are made to management to obviate the potential hazard to affected personnel.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-71-28-6; Region-3; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Breathing-zone; Air-sampling; Organic-solvents; Textiles-industry; Dyes; Toxicity; Author Keywords: Dykem Steel Blue; Butyl Acetate; Ethyl Acetate; Ethyl Alcohol
123-86-4; 141-78-6; 64-17-5
Field Studies; Health Hazard Evaluation
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