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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-165-124, Trantex Corporation, Springfield, Massachusetts.
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 73-165-124, 1974 Mar; :1-7
Environmental sampling and employee interviews at a rotogravure paper printing plant reveals that no health hazard existed from exposure to methyl ethyl ketone (78933), ethyl acetate (141786), and n-propyl alcohol (71238) at the time of the survey. Air concentrations of the solvents were below existing levels presently considered safe for daily 8 hour exposure, and the 17 employees interviewed complained of no health problems related to the work.
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