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HHE determination report no. HHE-74-65-230, General Electric Company, Rockford, Illinois.
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 74-65-230, 1975 Nov; :1-10
Based on environmental measurements taken, medical interviews with affected employees, and chemical data supplied by the manufacturer, airborne concentrations of toluene (108883), xylene (108383), n- butyl-alcohol (71363), isobutyl-acetate, and of benzene (71432) used in the spray paint area of a section of the General Electric Company (SIC-4911), Rockford, Illinois are not found to be toxic in the conditions found. Recommendations include installation of a visible gauge or indicating device "across" the filter to indicate the pressure differential.
NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; NIOSH-Author; Hazards-Unconfirmed; HHE-74-65-230; Region-5; Electrical-industry; Aromatic-hydrocarbons; Author Keywords: toluene; xylene; n-butyl alcohol; isobutyl acetate; benzene; paint
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