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HHE determination report no. HHE-75-90-236, Russell Corporation, Alexander City, Alabama.
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 75-90-236, 1975 Nov; :1-10
On the basis of environmental sampling, no health hazard from exposure to vinyl-chloride (75014) resulting from the use of PVC based inks in the screen printing process at the Russell Corporation is determined to exist. The lower limit of detection for vinyl- chloride using approved sampling and analytical methods is approximately 0.25 ppm. A screen cleaning process utilizing mineral spirits is found to cause skin problems. Process changes and personal protective devices are discussed as a means of reducing skin problems in the screen cleaning process.
NIOSH-Health-Hazard-Evaluation; NIOSH-Author; HHE-75-90-236; Hazard-Confirmed; Region-4; Toxic-substances; Skin-disorders; Personal-protective-equipment; Carcinogens; Author Keywords: vinyl chloride; PVC; screen printing; ink
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