Exposure-excretion relationship of styrene and acetone in factory workers: a comparison of a lipophilic solvent and a hydrophilic solvent.


A factory survey was conducted in the second half of a working week on 41 exposed male workers, who were engaged in fiber-reinforced plastics work and exposed to the mixed vapors of styrene and acetone. Nonexposed workers, 20 men, were recruited from the same factory. Styrene and acetone in respiratory zone air were monitored for a 8-h shift with carbon… (More)