Figure 6-4.Approved Navy solvents.
For enclosed spaces, an air change every 3 minutes is
recommended. Consult the gas-free engineer to
determine if the ventilation is adequate.
cleaning solvents include toluene, xylene, some alcohols,
acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, ethyl acetate, dry-cleaning
solvent (PD-680, Type II), kerosene, petroleum, ether,
turpentine, morpholine, and other related compounds.
These compounds are highly flammable and moderately
to highly toxic. Some also cause corrosion. Inhalation of
concentrated vapors may cause dizziness, nausea, or