Where is it Commonly Found?
Blowing Agent/additive - foam injection molding
Blowing agent in the rubber and plastics industries
Cellular rubber for door sealants and flooring mats
Cellular rubber for insulation - pipe insulation
Compound is used in the expansion of a wide range of polymers, including polyvinyl chloride polyolefins and natural and synthetic rubbers
Flexible PVC for flooring, wallcovering, and artificial leather
Injection moulded building goods or housings
Insulation - increased temperature insulation
Rigid PVC - pipe, profiles, sheets
The compound is used in the expansion of a wide range of polymers, including polyvinyl chloride, polyolefins, and natural and synthetic rubbers.
*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) European Union Health and Safety Executive 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 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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