Safety with Spray Polyurethane Foam (SPF)
The information sheet provides general information on the use of professional grade high-pressure spray polyurethane foam (SPF) regarding chemical health and safety issues for SPF installers, in construction sector. It covers: the potential health effects from exposure to SPF chemicals, protective measures, the role of health surveillance and the key responsibilities of the employer in order to ensure a safe working environment where exposure to SPF chemicals. In addition, the information sheet introduces relevant legislation to work with SPF as well as useful sources of further information on SPF.
methylene diphenyl diisocyanate (MDI), MDI based isocyanates, polyols, blowing agents, amines, metal catalysts, surfactants and flame retardants, n-methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP)