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Use solder containing colophony, zinc chloride, ethanolamine, or ammonium chloride flux


Occupational asthma has been reported in 1) electronics workers soldering with colophony flux; 2) workers manufacturing rosin core solder; 3) metal jointers using zinc chloride and ammonium chloride flux; and, 4) electronic assemblers using flux containing 95% polyether alcohol + 5% polypropylene glycol. Asthma also confirmed in a solderer using adipic acid and N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)ethylenediamine; [Malo]

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Heating, Machining, or Welding Metal

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