Activity Name

Woodworking

Description

Potential exposure to arsenic, formaldehyde, pentachlorophenol, creosote, solvents (methylene chloride, Stoddard, toluene, turpentine), glues (epoxy resin, formaldehyde resin, cyanoacrylate), and wood dusts including many that have caused both allergic contact dermatitis and asthma, e.g. iroko, ebony, western red cedar, California redwood, and ramin; [Rom, 3rd ed, p. 1467] [ILO Encyclo, Vol. 3, p. 96.1-96.54] Some of the woods that most commonly cause skin and respiratory sensitization are listed. [www.ci.tucson.az.us/arthazards/medium.html]

Category

Hobbies

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