OSHA Targets Isocyanates in NEP Program

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One of the most ubiquitous chemicals in the world, isocyanates, used in everything from floor coating to paints and insulation foam, is now under heavy scrutiny from the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and will undergo heavy scrutiny to help protect the health of workers in multiple industries. Insulation installers, floor contractors, …

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What are Isocyanates?

We all remember Vietnam, the war where the USA wiped out thousands with tear gas in the 1960’s and still couldn’t win, but did you know that polyurethane, one of the most ubiquitously materials on earth is made from a similar toxic substance called isocyanates and is used every day in products like shoes, plumbing, …

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Avoiding Another Bhopal Disaster with Non-Toxic Polyurethane


Every day we are exposed to a ubiquitous substance called “polyurethane.” Its everywhere, from our shoes, to our cars to our floors and walls. Polyurethane is used as a coating to insulate and protect materials, walls, floors and other items from sun, abuse and general wear and tear. It also happens to be one of …

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Dangers of Toxic Isocyanates


As we walk through life many of us are unaware of the paint & coatings chemicals we are exposed to on a daily basis, such as toxic isocyanates. Adding to this, manufacturers, distributors, contractors and applicators themselves are often unaware of the toxicity of the products they make and sell. Sometimes, we don’t see or …

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