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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.

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.

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.

Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Osmium Tetroxide [PDF - 217 KB]

Related Resources

OSHA (Chemical Sampling Information): Osmium Tetroxide

New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets: Osmium Tetroxide

Acute Exposure Guideline Levels (AEGLs) (EPA): Osmium Tetroxide

NLM (Hazardous Substance Data Bank): Osmium Tetroxide

NLM (Haz-Map): Osmium Tetroxide

CNS (Center for Nonproliferation Studies): Osmium Tetroxide

Drugs and Poisons: Osmium Tetroxide

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