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May 01, 2013
Guide for Safe Use of Isocyanates - An Industrial Hygiene Approach

This Guide is based on an industrial hygiene approach. It explains the chemical risks linked to isocyanates so that informed decisions can be made about the preventive measures to be implemented. It constitutes a unique source of information on environmental evaluation.

Source: IRSST

Jan 01, 2010
4,4’-Diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI) Safety practices and Concentration During Polyurethane Foam Spraying

The scope of this study was to document hazardous practices and to evaluate the work environment in terms of MDI concentrations, in stationary sampling, during spraying workand post-spraying on Québec construction sites.

Source: IRSST