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HHE determination report no. HHE-72-75-61, Redmond Finishing Company, East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania.
Cohen SR; Maier AA
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 72-75-61, 1973 Aug; :1-6
Environmental survey and medical examination of workers in the batting department of a synthetic textiles products manufacturing plant, producing a polyester fiber filler and insulation material, indicating potentially toxic exposure to ethyl-acrylate (140885) polymer dust. No significant symptoms are reported, except for past skin discomfort by a worker. Recommendations are made for institution of engineering improvements to control the overspray of emulsion containing the polymer as well as a good program of general housekeeping.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-72-75-61; Region-3; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Toxic-substances; Synthetic-fibers; Respirable-dust; Dust-control; Air-quality-measurement; Air-sampling; Textiles-industry; Author Keywords: ethyl acrylate polymer
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