Where is it Commonly Found?
Laminated or reinforced plastics
Manufacture polyester resins
Paints and Coatings
Polyester thermosetting resins
Used mainly in the manufacture of unsaturated polyester resins e.g., thermosetting plastics -especially with glass fiber or mineral reinforcement
Used in the manufacture of copolymers
*We are following the European Union principles on asthma where the focus is on evidence that a substance has the ability to cause asthma, rather than on the existence of a specific underlying mechanism.
Asmanet -The Table of Agents and Substances that cause Occupational Asthma Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC) Hazmap (Chemicals Associated with Occupational Asthma) Michigan State University Occupational & Environmental Medicine Table of Asthma New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services – Industries and Asthmagens New York State Department of Health – Occupational Asthmagens The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) Link 1 The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) Link 2
How is it Categorized?
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