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Health hazard evaluation determination report: HHE-74-121-203, Hillerich and Bradsby Company, Jeffersonville, Indiana.
Rivera RO; Rostand R
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 74-121-203, 1975 Jun; :1-11
Medical and environmental evaluation in the lacquer department of a plant manufacturing baseball bats reveals that lacquer vapors from naphtha (8030306); toluene (108883), xylene (1330207), ethyl-benzene (100414), n-butyl-acetate (123864), and methyl-ethyl-ketone (78933) are responsible for reported transient episodes of mucous membrane irritation. Use of personal protective equipment and improved ventilation are recommended for eliminating mucous membrane irritation.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; Region-5; Hazards-Confirmed; Air-sampling; Allergic-reactions; Respiratory-system-disorders; Organic-solvents; Author Keywords: Lacquer Vapor; Naptha; Toluene; Xylene; Ethyl Benzene; N-Butyl Acetate; Methyl Ethyl Ketone; Mucous Membrane Irritation
8030-30-6; 108-88-3; 1330-20-7; 100-41-4; 123-86-4; 78-93-3
Field Studies; Health Hazard Evaluation
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