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HHE determination report no. HHE-76-65-348, Scheller Globe Corporation, Hardy Division, Union City, Indiana.
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 76-65-348, 1976 Dec; :1-7
A health hazard evaluation determination performed at the Hardy Division of the Sheller Globe Corporation (SIC-3079) revealed that employees working with or near the polyvinyl-chloride (9002862) injection molding process are not exposed to detectable levels of vinyl-chloride (75014) vapors. The determination was based on direct measurements and collected air samples taken during both normal and purging operations of an injecting molding machine. Hydrogen-chloride (7647010), a thermal decomposition product of polyvinyl-chloride, was also not detected during the injection molding operation.
NIOSH-Publication; NIOSH-Author; HHE-76-65-348; Region-5; Hazard-Unconfirmed; Industrial-plants; Air-quality-measurement; Air-contamination; Toxic-chemicals; Polymers; Plastics-industry; Vinyl-plastics; Vinyl-resins; Chlorinated-ethylenes; Vinyl-monomers; Chemical-carcinogens; Inorganic-acids; Toxicology; Industrial-processes; Author Keywords: Polyvinyl Chloride; PVC; Injection Molding; Vinyl Chloride
9002-86-2; 75-01-4; 7647-01-0
Field Studies; Health Hazard Evaluation
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