Current intelligence bulletin 24 - direct blue 6, direct black 38, direct brown 95 - benzidine derived dyes.
NIOSH 1978 Apr; :1-19
Preliminary findings on the benzidine (92875) based dyes Direct- Black-38 (1937377), Direct-Blue-6 (2602462), and Direct Brown 95 (10300740) are presented. The results of the National Cancer Institute (NCI) short term animal feeding study, NIOSH field studies, and other pertinent research are reviewed. Implications for occupational health and guidelines for minimizing employee exposure to the three dyes are discussed. NIOSH recommends that the three dyes be handled as human carcinogens.
NIOSH-Author; NIOSH-Current-Intelligence-Bulletin-No-24; Carcinogenicity; Organic-chemicals; Inorganic-pigments; Carcinogens; Chemical-factory-workers; Safety-measures; Protective-measures; Control-methods
92-87-5; 1937-37-7; 2602-46-2; 10300-74-0
Numbered Publication; Current Intelligence Bulletin
NTIS Accession No.
DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-148; CIB 24
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health