Process Name

Battery Manufacturing

Description

Potential exposures in battery manufacturing include: 1) lead-acid batteries--lead and sulfuric acid; 2) nickel-cadmium batteries--nickel and cadmium; 3) dry-cell batteries--manganese, zinc, and mercury; 4) mercury cell--mercury and potassium hydroxide; [Burgess, p. 401-408] See |"Arsenic exposures during burning activities in battery assembly.|" Appl Occup Environ Hyg. 2000 Sep;15(9):664-6.

Category

Industry

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