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Printech Archives, May 1998: Heatset Ink Vapors

Heatset Ink Vapors

Don Eggleston
Thu, 21 May 98 11:50:04 -0800

Is anyone aware of any epidemilogical studies relating to exposure to
heatset lithographic ink vapors? I cannot find anything in NIOSH or
EPA data bases. I am interested in chronic effects of daily 8-hr
exposure to concentrations of 4 - 20 mg/m3. The vapors are C12-C28
long chain hydrocarbons, the majority (34%) of which is octacosane.
Any opinions or leads whould be greatly appreciated.



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