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NIOSH pocket guide to chemical hazards
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    September 2007
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    DHHS publication ; (NIOSH) no. 2005-149
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NIOSH pocket guide to chemical hazards
  • Alternative Title:
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health pocket guide to chemical hazards ; Pocket guide to chemical hazards ;
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    Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction NIOSH recommendations -- How to use this pocket guide -- Table 1. NIOSH manual of analytical methods -- Table 2. Personal protection and sanitation codes -- Table 3. Symbols, code components, and codes used for respirator selection -- Table 4. Selection of N-, R-, or P-series particulate respirators -- Table 5. Abbreviations for exposure routes, symptoms, and target organs -- Table 6. Codes for first aid data -- Chemical Listing -- Appendix A. NIOSH Potential occupational carcinogens -- Appendix B. Thirteen OSHA-regulated carcinogens -- Appendix C. Supplementary exposure limits -- Appendix D. Substances with no established RELs -- Appendix E. OSHA respirator requirements for selected chemicals -- Appendix F. Miscellaneous notes -- Appendix G. Vacated 1989 OSHA PELs -- CAS number index -- DOT ID number index -- Chemical, synonym, and trade name index.

    The Pocket Guide is a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes found in the work environment. Key data provided for each chemical/substance includes chemical/trade names and synonyms; structure/formula; conversion factors; CAS/ RTECS/DOT ID and Guide numbers; NIOSH/OSHA exposure limits; IDLH concentrations; physical description, chemical and physical properties of agents; measurement methods; personal protection/sanitation recommendations; respirator selection recommendations; incompatibilities and reactivities of agents; exposure routes/ symptoms/and target organs; and first aid.

    First Printing – September 2005; Second Printing – August 2006, with minor technical changes; Third Printing – September 2007, with minor technical changes.

    NIOSHTIC No. 20037241

    CDC-INFO Pub ID 2005149

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