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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.


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.

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.

Specific Medical Tests or Evaluations Published in the Literature for OSHA-Regulated Substances: Cobalt
This database lists the specific medical tests published in the literature for OSHA regulated substances.

NIOSH Publications

Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Nickel

Other Related Resources

ATSDR ToxFAQs: Nickel

Toxicological Profile for Nickel (ATSDR)

OSHA Chemical Sampling Information: Nickel--Insoluble Compounds

OSHA Occupational Safety and Health Guidelines: Nickel--Soluble Compounds

EPA (Air Toxics): Nickel Compounds

EPA (IRIS): Nickel Soluble Salts

New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet: Nickel

NLM (Hazardous Substance Data Bank): Nickel

NLM (Haz-Map): Nickel

NLM (Household Products Database): Nickel

IARC Monographs (Vol. 49--Summary and Evaluation): Nickel

European chemical Substances Information System (ESIS): Nickel

NOAA Cameo Chemicals: Raney Nickel

WHO (Health and Safety Guide 62): Nickel

WHO (Environmental Health Criteria 108): Nickel

WHO-Nickel in Drinking Water

MayoClinic: Nickel Allergy

United States Geological Survey (USGS): Nickel

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