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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-23-216, Air Products and Chemicals Incorporated Hometown, Pennsylvania.
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 74-23-216, 1975 Aug; :1-5
Exposure to ethylene-glycol mist during tank cleaning and filling operation in an air products and chemical company is not found to be excessive based on the analysis of airborne samples, observation of the work practices and nondirected medical questionnaires. A report of irritation to the employees from exhaust fumes results in the discontinuation of the use of the steam jenny.
NIOSH-Author; Hazard-Unconfirmed; HHE-74-23-216; Region-3; Exhaust-ventilation; Toxic-fumes; Air-sampling; NIOSH-Publication; Author Keywords: ethylene glycol; steam cleaning; hydrochloric acid
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