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HHE determination report no. HHE-73-176-163, Bristol Flowed Gasket Company, Waterbury, Connecticut.
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 73-176-163, 1974 Dec; :1-9
Gasketing machine operators, inspectors, mechanics, and press operators are not found to be exposed to toxic levels of toluene (108883). Methyl-chloroform (71556) and xylene (1330207) are found in concentrations far below generally accepted standards for workroom air, a low proportion of workers having reported symptoms which could be attributed to exposure to these solvents.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Publication; HHE-73-176-163; Region-1; Hazards-Confirmed; Aromatic-hydrocarbons; Air-contamination; Xylenes; Organic-solvents; Toxic-substances; Author Keywords: toluene; urine hippuric acid; machinists; press operators
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