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Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Cotton Dust

DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 75-118

This Criteria Document is contained in PDF files, for ease of handling. The following table of contents allows you to open or download the files containing the sections of the document you want to see.

Table of Contents

Preface75-118A.PDF (21 pages, 952K)
Review Consultants
Review Committee
I. Recommendations for a Cotton Dust Standard
II. Introduction
III. Biologic Effects of Exposure75-118B.PDF (49 pages, 1,832K)
IV. Environmental Data75-118C.PDF (21 pages, 712K)
V. Development of Standard75-118D.PDF (21 pages, 749K)
VI. Work Practices
VII. References75-118E.PDF (27 pages, 959K)
VIII. Appendix I - Air Sampling and Analytical Procedures for Determining Concentrations of Cotton Dust
IX. Appendix II - Material Safety Data Sheet
X. Appendix III - Report of NIOSH ad hoc Committee on Pulmonary Function Evaluation75-118F.PDF (30 pages, 574K)
XI. Appendix IV - Respiratory Questionnaire
XII. Tables and Figures

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