Date: Mon, 18 Jun 2007 08:03:50 -0400
Reply-To: "Hadden, Susan [PRDUS]" <SHADDEN**At_Symbol_Here**PRDUS.JNJ.COM>
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From: "Hadden, Susan [PRDUS]" <SHADDEN**At_Symbol_Here**PRDUS.JNJ.COM>
Subject: MeOH and organic vapor cartridges

I recently learned that organic vapor respirator cartridges do not 
adequately filter out methanol. Can someone explain why? Are there other 
common solvents that these cartridges are inadequate for?


Susan Hadden
Senior Occupational Safety Specialist
J&J PRD Environmental, Health & Safety
1000 Rt 202, PO Box 300
Raritan, NJ 08869
908-704-4295 (ph), 908-707-9211 (fax)

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