Activity Name

Sculpturing plastics


Potential exposure to resins, solvents, and curing agents (isocyanates, epoxy resins, methyl methacrylate, styrene, diglycidyl ethers, methyl ethyl ketone peroxide, amines, benzoyl peroxide, Stoddard solvent, and organic tin); and pyrolysis products during fabrication (carbon monoxide, HCl, and hydrogen cyanide); [Rom, 3rd ed, p. 1467] Potential exposures to amino- and phenol-formaldehyde resins and epoxy resins; dimethylaniline used as a curing agent; cumene hydroperoxide and benzoyl peroxide; solvents, plastic/rubber dusts, and DEHP; and asbestos (may contaminate vermiculite) used as fillers; [] For safety practices, see [PMID 28665840]



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