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.
- Fibrous Glass Dust (CAS No. none)
NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM)
NMAM is a collection of methods for sampling and analysis of contaminants in workplace air, and in the blood and urine of workers who are occupationally exposed.
- Asbestos& other Fibers by PCM (No. 7400) [PDF - 23 KB]
International Chemical Safety Cards: Glass Wool
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.
NIOSH Criteria Documents: Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Fibrous Glass
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 77-152 (1977)
Contains a standard for mitigation of exposure to Fibrous Glass to prevent adverse effects over a working lifetime.
Toxicological Profile for Synthetic Vitreous Fibers (ATSDR) [PDF - 151 KB]
New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets: Fibrous Glass [PDF - 303 KB]
IARC Monographs (Vol. 81): Man-Made Vitreous Fibers [PDF - 43 KB]
- Page last reviewed: March 3, 2012
- Page last updated: April 16, 2013
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division