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Nitrogen

RTECS #: QW9700000

CAS #: 7727-37-9


UPDATE: February 2009 MW: 28.02 MF: N2


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. REVIEWS:
  3. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  4. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  5. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  6. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Nitrogen (ACGIH:OSHA)
  2. Nitrogen gas
  1. Nitrogen liquid


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 Simple asphyxiant DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDES: Active registration RBREV* -,379,1998
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD ASPHYXIANTS/GASES DTLWS* 3,24,1973
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction) simple asphyxiant-inert gases and vapors CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards) Simple asphyxiant - inert gas and vapor CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM Asphyxiant, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND Simple asphyxiant, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value;

Simple asphyxiant
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value
Simple asphyxiant


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 50865;
Number of Industries 119;
Total Number of Facilities 8,908;
Number of Occupations 106;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 147,122
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X3142;
Number of Industries 33;
Total Number of Facilities 1,658;
Number of Occupations 37;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 30,050;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 6,624
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 50865;
Number of Industries 159;
Total Number of Facilities 19,784;
Number of Occupations 155;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 622,276;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 316,139


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
Used for purging, blanketing, heat treating, food freezing, annealing, cooling, oil recovery
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

CFRGBR Code of Federal Regulations. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt. of Documents, Washington, DC 20402)
DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
DTLWS* "Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values for Substances in Workroom Air," Supplements. For publisher information, see 85INA8.
RBREV* Status of Pesticides in Registration, Reregistration, and Special Review (Rainbow Report), Special Review and Reregistration Division Office of Pesticide Programs U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M. Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20460, Spring 1998

Used for purging, blanketing, heat treating, food freezing, annealing, cooling, oil recovery

Top 50 chemical production: 58.70 billions lbs in 1992, 55.00 billions in 1991

NIOSH PROFILE (INCINERATION), FIRL, 4/78

NIOSH PROFILE (PETROLEUM REFINING), FIRL, 4/78

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