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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.

Nitric Acid

Safety cards, international chemical
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.

Analytical methods
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.

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Nitric Acid
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-141 (March 1976)
Presents a standard to prevent the adverse effects of exposure to Nitric Acid over a working lifetime.

Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Nitric Acid[PDF - 239 KB]

Related Resources

OSHA (Chemical Sampling Information): Nitric Acid

OSHA (Methods): Nitric Acid (Acid Mists)

New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets: Nitric Acid

Acute Exposure Guideline Levels (AEGLs) (EPA): Nitric Acid

NLM (Hazardous Substance Data Bank): Nitric Acid

NLM (Haz-Map): Nitric Acid

European chemical Substances Information System (ESIS): Trichloroethylene

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