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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-187-151, Amax Aluminum Mill Products Company, Riverside, 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 73-187-151, 1974 Oct; :1-5
Dross dust, composed of aluminum-oxide (1344281) and potassium- chloride (7447407), and fumes from aluminum melting furnaces are found to be not toxic as observed in the furnace area during normal operating conditions in scrap reclamations. Recommendations are included for elimination of potential health hazards from heat stress during the summer months, noise, and asbestos (1332214).
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-73-187-151; Region-9; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Respirable-dust; Air-contamination; Metal-fumes; Airborne-particulates; Mineral-dusts; Aluminum-industry; Environmental-contamination; Hot-metal-processes; Author Keywords: dross dust; fumes; metals
1344-28-1; 7447-40-7; 1332-21-4
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