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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Grain dust

RTECS #

MD7900000

CAS #

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

N/R

Molecular Formula

N/R

Synonyms

Grain dust, oat, wheat, barley
Grain dust, oat,wheat,barley (ACGIH)

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rabbit lowest published toxic concentration: 20 mg/m3/7H/26W- intermittentLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Fibrosis (interstitial)VCVPS* -,205,1998

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 4 mg/m3DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 4 mg/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 4 mg/m3 (dust), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-JAPANOccupational Exposure Limit 1 mg/m3 (resp. dust), 4 mg/m3 (total dust), MAY2012
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 4 mg/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3, sen, OCT2007

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO GRAIN DUST-air10H time-weighted average 4 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
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