CDC Issues OSHA/NIOSH Hazard Alert: 1-Bromopropane
1-Bromopropane (1-BP) is a solvent that is used in degreasing, dry cleaning, spray adhesives, and aerosol solvents. Occupational exposure to 1-BP has been linked to neurological illnesses. Animal studies show that 1-BP may also cause cancer and reproductive disorders. Controls and personal protective equipment are available to protect workers from 1-BP exposure.
This article originally appeared on the Center for Disease Control NIOSH Publications and Products.