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Survey of Moran Paint Division, Carboline Company, Xenia, Ohio.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, IWS 47-17, 1975 Apr; :1-80
Report of a study of industrial users of methyl-butyl-ketone (591786) (MBK) and the possibility of peripheral neuropathy developing in workers exposed to the solvent. A potential danger was found to exist in the Carboline Company, Moran Paint Division, (SIC-2851) from continued exposure to organic vapors in excess of OSHA standards. Recommendations include a further industrial hygiene survey, a vigorous program of employee training and information, personal hygiene, and the use of pumps to draw solvents from 55 gallon drums into the pebble mills.
NIOSH-Author; Field-Study; NIOSH-Survey; IWS-47-17; Region-4; Paint-manufacturing-industry; Toxic-substances; Solvents; Ketones; Nervous-system-disorders
Field Studies; Industry Wide
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