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Diesel exhaust

Synonyms & Trade Names
Synonyms vary depending upon the specific diesel exhaust component.
CAS No.
RTECS No.
HZ1755000
DOT ID & Guide
 
Conversion
IDLH
Ca [N.D.]
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: Ca See Appendix A
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 2560 , 5040
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Appearance and odor vary depending upon the specific diesel exhaust component.
Properties vary depending upon the specific component diesel exhaust component.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Varies
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
Eye irritation, pulmonary function changes; [potential occupational carcinogen]
Target Organs
Eyes, respiratory system
Cancer Site
[in animals: lung tumors]
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: No recommendation
Eyes: No recommendation
Wash skin: No recommendation
Remove: No recommendation
Change: No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)


Breathing: Respiratory support
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH

At concentrations above the NIOSH REL, or where there is no REL, at any detectable concentration:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister having an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION
 
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