Adhesives Magazine

OSHA Confirms Acceptability of Respirators to Protect Against Diisocyanates

November 28, 2000
ARLINGTON, Va. -- In response to a request from the Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API), the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has confirmed that, in certain situations, air-purifying respirators are acceptable to protect workers from exposure to diisocyanates. Copies of the correspondence between OSHA and API are now available on the API Web site www.polyurethane.org.