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Health alert: important information for applicators of polyurethane spray-on bed liners.
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS), Public Health Services Branch, Consumer, Environmental and Occupational Health Service, Environmental & Occupational Health Surveillance Program
Trenton, NJ: New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services (NJDHSS), 2006 Jan; :1-2
Exposure to diisocyanates can cause: 1. Lung and eye irritation 2. Work-related asthma 3. Other lung diseases 4. Allergic dermatitis 5. Death. Protect yourself: Work in a well-ventilated room or spray booth. Wear a supplied-air, full-face respirator after you have received training and medical approval. Get Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) for polyurethane products and follow safety precautions. Protect your skin and eyes from contact with diisocyanate-based materials.
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Important information for applicators of polyurethane spray-on bed liners-Health Alert.
New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
Page last reviewed: May 5, 2020
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division