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 2006pdf icon [PDF – 7,003 KB]


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

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

Page last reviewed: July 6, 2010