Industry Name

Noncellulosic Organic Fiber Manufacturing

Comments

Workers exposed to high concentrations of vinyl chloride monomer while cleaning reactor vessels developed acro-osteolysis, Raynaud's phenomenon, and hepatic angiosarcoma. [LaDou, p. 520-1]

Description

This U.S. industry consists of establishments primarily engaged in (1) manufacturing noncellulosic (i.e., nylon, polyolefin, and polyester) fibers and filaments in the form of monofilament, filament yarn, staple, or tow, or (2) manufacturing and texturizing noncellulosic fibers and filaments.

Category

Manufacturing

NAICS Code

325222

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