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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-134-98, Artcraft Company, Los Angeles, California.
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 73-134-98, 1972 Dec; 1-4
Environmental measurements in the work place, employee interviews, and analysis of the working conditions at a facility producing mass paintings for consumers reveals that the concentrations of methyl ethyl ketone (78933), toluene (108883), n-butyl acetate (123864), isopropyl alcohol (67630), and xylene (1330207) during normal operating conditions are not toxic. Recommendations are made that only organic vapor respirators be used in the plant, together with the establishment of a respirator maintenance program.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-73-134-98; Region-9; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Air-quality-measurement; Air-sampling; Organic-solvents; Respiratory-protective-equipment; Ventilation-systems; Toxic-substances; Author Keywords: acrylics; oils; solvents; art; painting
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