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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.


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.

The Emergency Response Safety and Health Database
The Emergency Response Safety and Health Database (ERSH-DB) contains accurate and concise information on high-priority chemical, biological and radiological agents that could be encountered by personnel responding to a terrorist event.

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.

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Phosgene
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-137 (1974)
Presents a standard to prevent the adverse effects of exposure to Phosgene over a working lifetime.

Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Phosgene

Related Resources

ATSDR Medical Management Guidelines (MMG): Phosgene

OSHA (Safety and Health Topics): Phosgene

OSHA (Sampling and Analytical Methods): Phosgene

New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets: Phosgene

EPA (Air Toxics): Phosgene

Acute Exposure Guideline Levels (AEGL) (EPA): Phosgene

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

NLM (Hazardous Substance Data Bank): Phosgene

NLM (Haz-Map): Phosgene

European chemical Substances Information System (ESIS)

IPCS INCHEM Poison Information Monograph 419: Phosgene

WHO (Health and Safety Guide 106): Phosgene

WHO (Environmental Health Criteria 193): Phosgene

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