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RE: Styrene

Ways to reduce styrene emissions include:
	flow-coater spray tips
	low-styrene content resins
	"controlled spray" program
	Avoiding low-temperature environments

These websites have more information:

Judy Kennedy
Hazardous Waste and Toxics Reduction Program
Washington State Department of Ecology
P.O.Box 47775
Olympia, WA  98504-7775
Phone (360) 407-6385
Fax  (360) 407-6305
Email:  jken461@ecy.wa.gov

-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Dick [mailto:dick@unr.edu]
Sent: Friday, August 17, 2001 3:14 PM
To: p2@ucsd.edu; p2tech@great-lakes.net
Cc: Kgiesche@simivalley.org
Subject: Fw: Styrene

I received a request to forward this to these listservs from a non-listserv
subscriber.  In addition to a listserv reply please reply directly to:

Kevin Gieschen
 805 583-6462

> I am working with a bathtub/spa manufacturer that  uses gelcoat and
fiberglass to manufacture these products. There is an odor (assumed health)
problem with their manufacturing and curing processes. The odor is from
primarily the styrene. The question is does anyone have experience/examples
of P2 techniques (IE product substitution etc.) that would reduce or
eliminate these chemicals? They have activated carbon control on 3 of their
4 stacks, but the real problem is the chemicals and what is being  emitted
into and outside of the building .
> Tough question I know. Thanks in advance for any assistance.