||ILL EFFECTS AND DANGERS
nitric acid, hydrochloric acid, Dutch mordant, ferric chloride.
aluminium, steel plates:
nitric acid, ferric chloride.
poisoning damage to eyes, lungs, nasal membranes., skin damage.
for all metal plates :
galv-etch and galv-on
etch' non-electrolytic substitute for etching zinc plates.
and soft ground:
Smoked turpentine based wax and asphaltum grounds; turpentine based
wax and grease.
of mucous membranes, Nausea, headaches, toxic or carcinogenic fumes
when heated, depression of central nervous system.
relief printing ink applied by soft roller - after drying as hard
ground - before drying as soft ground.
powdered pine rosin; powdered asphaltum
dust allergy, toxic rosin fumes, carcinogenic asphaltum fumes.
and eye irritation.
Salt aquatint : grounding with
relief printing ink, produced in press.
Sugar lift tint
- with ink ground
Methanol (methylated spirit) based varnish.
- Headaches, skin and eye irritation.
(ethyl alcohol) based varnish: shellac flakes dissolved in ethyl alcohol.
of varnish or ground:
Methanol, turpentine, naptha (white spirit, turps substitute).
Methanol - Headaches,
skin and eye irritation. .
White spirits, Turpentine - Irritation
of mucous membranes, depression of central nervous system, skin
damage; suspected kidney damage.
ethyl alcohol for cleaning varnish, ink ground or fractint.
Cleaning Agent (VCA) .
Ecological 'white spirit subsitute' (ester of vegetable oil).
inked plates or tools:
turpentine, naptha (white spirit)
spirits, Turpentine - Irritation
of mucous membranes, depression of central nervous system, skin damage;
suspected kidney damage.
Cleaning Agent (VCA) or
vegetable coooking oil - followed by household detergent. Ethanol
for dried ink. Vinegar for hardened ink.