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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-144-211, Safeguard Automotive Company, Baltimore, Maryland.
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 74-144-211, 1975 Jul; :1-10
Concentrations of sodium-hydroxide (1310732) and of mineral spirits as determined from samples collected in the workers' breathing zones in an automotive company (SIC-3711) are found to be nontoxic. Employees working directly above the vibrator where mineral spirits are added are advised to wear protective equipment since they are exposed to high concentrations of sodium-hydroxide.
NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; NIOSH-Author; HHE-74-144-211; Region-3; Alkalies; Corrosives; Automotive-industry; Hazards-Unconfirmed; Sodium-compounds; Hydroxides; Author Keywords: mineral spirits; sodium hydroxide
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