nPB to be classified as Hazardous Air Pollutant

The regulatory environment for nPB (n Propyl Bromide) is changing. Soon nPB will be considered a hazardous air pollutant (see link below) and with it reporting requirements will change – along with emission standards. NESHAP REGULATION OF N PROPYL BROMIDE: HAZARDOUS AIR POLLUTION: EPA adds first chemical in 30 years to toxic list In light […]

Your Vapor Degreaser will need to be NESHAP Compliant

NESHAP stands for National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) and are standards set by the EPA for hazardous air pollutants. These emission standards are the legal requirements governing air pollutants that are released into the atmosphere. Emission standards set quantitative limits on the permissible amount of specific air pollutants that may be released from specific sources over […]

Automation is Worth Considering

The use of automation in the form of an automated basket handling system or some people use the term lift or hoist on your vapor degreasing system is worth considering. One of the best reasons for considering a hoist is that there is less worker solvent exposure because the lift is doing the parts processing. There […]

nPB in Canada – Time to Switch

For those of you cleaning in Ontario, Canada the Occupational Exposure Limit (OELs) have been updated: Effective January 1, 2018, Regulation 833 and O. Reg. 490/09 are amended by (O. Reg. 287/17) and (O. Reg. 288/17) to reflect the adoption of new or revised occupational exposure limits (OELs) or listings for 21 chemical substances based on recommendations by […]