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Mineral wool

[Composed of mineral fibers produced by blowing steam or air through molten furnace slag andcontains less than 1% quartz (85INA8 6,1049,1991)]

RTECS #: PY8070000


UPDATE: May 2008 MW: N/R MF: N/R


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. REVIEWS:
  3. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  4. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  5. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Glass wool fibers (ACGIH)
  2. Mineral or rock wool (ACGIH)
  3. Mineral wool (ACGIH)
  1. Rock wool (ACGIH)
  2. Slag wool fibers (ACGIH)


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value time-weighted average 1 fibers/cubic centimeter (respirable) DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value Confirmed animal carcinogen DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Exposure Limit - JAPAN Occupational Exposure Limit 1 fiber/cm3 (respirable dust), APR2007
Occupational Exposure Limit - KOREA time-weighted average 10 mg/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE NETHERLANDS MAC-TGG 2 fiber/cm3 (respirable dust), 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWEDEN time-weighted average 1 f/cubic centimeter, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWEDEN time-weighted average 1 f/cubic centimeter, JUN2005


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO MINERAL WOOL-air 3 million fiber/m3 NIOSH* DHHS#92-100,1992


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

N/R


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.

ALT CAS #: N/R
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