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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-4-175, Olin Corporation, Pisgah, Forest, N.C.
Rosensteel RE; Thoburn TW
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 74-4-175, 1975 Feb; :1-10
Environmental and medical evaluation of a process for the coating of cellophane film reveals that employees receive short exposures to high concentrations of toluene (108883), tetrahydrofuran (109999), and isopropyl-alcohol (67630), with reversible symptoms of dizziness, headache, and eye irritation. Recommendations are made for local ventilation around dip tanks and use of respiratory protective equipment when cleaning equipment.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Publication; HHE-74-4-175; Region-4; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Environmental-contaminants; Aromatic-hydrocarbons; Organic-solvents; Author Keywords: toluene; tetrahydrofuran; isopropyl alcohol; dizziness; headache; eye irritation
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