This leaflet tells you about possible health hazards from solder fume when using flux materials containing rosin, sometimes known as colophony. It also explains what your employer has to do and the precautions you should take. It deals only with the risks arising from exposure to rosin-based or modified rosin-based solder fluxes. Contents: Introduction; What is rosin? Use of rosin in soldering; What are the health hazards? How exposure occurs; Legal requirements; What should employers do? What should employees do? What about health checks? What other information is available from HSE Books? Further information.
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Supersedes an earlier edition published with ISBN 0717613518 Update: This title has been identified for review. We will update this record when we have more information
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