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Health hazard evaluation report: HETA-96-0145-2684, Especially for You, Limited, Coloma, Wisconsin.
Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, HETA 96-0145-2684, 1998 Apr; :1-26
A Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE) was conducted on April 14-16, 1997, by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) at Especially for You, Limited, located in Coloma, Wisconsin. This HHE was conducted following a confidential employee request regarding styrene vapor and sanding dust exposure in the Resin and Finishing department. The company manufactures a variety of home decorative items including plastic articles by curing polyester resin in preformed molds.
Region-5; Hazard-Confirmed; Health-hazard-evaluation; Volatile-organic-compounds; Evaluation-criteria; Methods; Styrene; Petroleum-distillates; Particulates; Air-sampling; Methyl-ethyl-ketone-peroxide; Stoddard-solvent; Polyester-resin; Author Keywords: Plastic products, not elsewhere classified; styrene; refined petroleum solvents; Stoddard solvent; mineral spirits; methyl ethyl ketone peroxide; MEKP; particulates; n.o.c.; polyester resin; molded household items; ventilation; respiratory protection; chemical storage
8052-41-3; 100-42-5; 1338-23-4
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