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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-38-170, Beltx Corporation, Antonia, Missouri.
Hervin-RL; Lucas-JB; Butler-GL
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 74-38-170, 1975 Jan; :1-6
Lint and other dust, generated during sewing and similar operations utilizing nylon (32131172) stretch knit or lace, nylon non-run, and acetate non-run tricot textile fabrics are cited as not toxic at concentrations measured in the panty department. Lint or other nuisance dust may occasionally aggravate certain pre-existing medical conditions such as sinusitis or atopic dermatitis, and contribute to the discomfort of these conditions.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Publication; HHE-74-38-170; Region-7; Hazards-Confirmed; Airborne-particulates; Dusts; Air-contamination; Clothing-industry; Textiles; Skin-disorders; Synthetic-materials; Textile-fibers; Author Keywords: nuisance dust; lint; nylon
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