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Occupational Diseases, A Guide to Their Recognition, Revised Edition. Key MM, Henschel AF, Butler J, Ligs RN, Tabershaw IR, eds., Cincinnati, OH: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1977 Jun; :233-235
Chemical and toxicological information on 2,4-toluene-diisocyanate (584849) and methylene-bisphenyl-isocyanate (101688) is reviewed. Chemical synonyms are provided and occupations which may involve exposure are listed. Permissible exposure limits are noted. Local and systemic effects of exposure are described, along with medical surveillance procedures and recommended personal protection equipment.
Chemical-properties; Toxic-effects; Cyanates; Occupational-exposure; Risk-factors; Medical-monitoring; Personal-protective-equipment
Key MM; Henschel AF; Butler J; Ligo RN; Tabershaw IR
Occupational diseases: a guide to their recognition, revised edition
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Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division