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 NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards 
Exposure limits, Respirator Recommendations, First Aid, more...
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 name (including synonyms/trade names), structure/formula, CAS/RTECS Numbers, DOT ID, conversion factors, exposure limits, IDLH, chemical and physical properties, measurement methods, personal protection, respirator recommendations, symptoms, and first aid.

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 International Chemical Safety Cards 
An ICSC summarizes essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use at the "shop floor" level by workers and employers in factories, agriculture, construction and other work places.

 Documentation for Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health Concentrations (IDLH) 
The IDLH documents the criteria and information sources that have been used by NIOSH to determine immediately dangerous to life or health concentrations.

 NIOH and NIOSH Basis for an Occupational Health Standard: Acrylamide: A Review of the Literature 
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 91-115 (1991)
This document was prepared by NIOSH and Criteria Group of Occupational Standard Setting, Research Dept., National Insitute of Occupational Health (NIOH) to provide the scientific basic for establishing recommended exposure levels to acrylamide.

 Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Acrylamide 
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-112 (October 1976)
Presents a standard to prevent the adverse effects of exposure to Acrylamide over a working lifetime.

 Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Acrylamide  [PDF - 410.7 KB]


Related Resources

 OSHA (Safety and Health Topics): Acrylamide 

 OSHA (Sampling and Analytical Methods): Acrylamide 

 New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets: Acrylamide   [PDF - 603 KB]

 EPA (Chemical Summary): Acrylamide 

 EPA (Air Toxics): Acrylamide 

 EPA (Ground and Drinking Water): Acrylamide  [PDF - 222 KB]

 Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) (EPA): Acrylamide 

 NTP-CERHR (Reproductive Hazards): Acrylamide 

 NTP (Substance Profiles): Acrylamide  [PDF - 222 KB]

 IARC Monographs (Vol. 60): Acrylamide   [PDF - 88.6 KB]

 NLM (Hazardous Substance Data Bank): Acrylamide 

 NLM (Haz-Map): Acrylamide 

 European chemical Substances Information System (ESIS) 

 WHO (HSG 45): Acrylamide 

 WHO (IPCS-PIM 652): Acrylamide 

 WHO (Environmental Health Criteria 49): Acrylamide 

 National Cancer Institute: Acrylamide 

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