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Managing the health risks of solvent exposure

By | Best Practice Guidelines, Best Practice Guidelines, Publications, Solvents@Work

Learn how best to manage health risks from exposure to solvents via inhalation of vapours and contact with the skin and eyes. This guide also helps to explain the European regulations around health risk management.  This resource is especially useful for SMEs.

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The solvents family

By | Posters brochures, Publications

For many products to perform effectively, solvents are simply essential. Everyday, we benefit from the diverse range of available solvents and their unique properties. Read this brochure to learn more about solvents.

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Calculating the vapour pressure of hydrocarbon Solvents from simple physico-chemical properties

By | Publications, Scientific papers

Determining the vapour pressures for solvents with low volatility can be difficult and time-consuming. This 2002 paper by Erik Olsen explains how to use a simple calculation tool to determine whether solvents are VOCs under the definition of the EU Solvent Emissions (NEC) Directive.

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RCP for setting occupational exposure limits for hydrocarbon solvents

By | Publications, Scientific papers, Solvents@Work

This paper from July 2017 provides an update on the application of the reciprocal calculation procedure (RCP) method to calculate occupational exposure levels for hydrocarbon solvents taking into account recent toxicological information and changes in regulatory requirements.