Printech Archives, August 1996: Re: HAP calculations in Flexo Inks

Re: HAP calculations in Flexo Inks

George Frantz (GFrantz_EOEA@state.ma.us)
Tue, 20 Aug 96 13:47:32 -24000



Re: HAPs absorption from flexo printing of newspapers...

I believe emission factors from ink manufacture may not be the closest data
here. Batelle Laboratories performed a number of ink-oil retention studies,
primarily focusing on non-heatset litho, but also looking at some other
sectors around 1990-1991. Best I know, these are pretty much definitive and
have been accepted by EPA and many of the states as good scientific guidance.

Gary Jones (GATF) would be a good source, although Dave Salman might also have
access.


 

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