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Refractory Ceramic Fibers

May 2006
NIOSH Docket Number 009

This criteria document provides information and recommendations for controlling occupational exposures (engineering controls, personal protective equipment, and a recommended exposure limit) to a manufactured fiber that has been identified as a potential occupational carcinogen.

Material Under Consideration

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Refractory Ceramic Fibers; DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-123 – May 2006 [PDF - 7,003 KB]


Peer Review Comments on draft RCF Criteria Document – posted December 31, 2009 [PDF - 108 KB]

NIOSH Responses to Peer Review Comments – posted December 31, 2009 [PDF - 118 KB]