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Request for the Technical Review of 14 Draft Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH) Value Profiles

May 2015
NIOSH Docket Number 156-A, CDC-2015-0020

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the availability of 14 draft Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH) Value Profile documents for public comment on May 1, 2015. These draft documents were developed to provide the scientific rationale behind derivation of IDLH values. Links to the draft IDLH Value Profile documents and the final versions (published on October 5, 2016 and December 16, 2016) are provided below:

IDLH Value Profile documents
Document# Draft Document Final Document Chemical Abstract Services Registry Number (CAS RN®)
A-01 Acrylonitrile Acrylonitrile 107-13-1
A-02 Benzonitrile Benzonitrile 100-47-0
A-03 Methyl isocyanate Methyl isocyanate 624-83-9
A-04 1,1-Dichloro-1-fluoroethane 1,1-Dichloro-1-fluoroethane 1717-00-6
A-05 Chloroacetyl-chloride Chloroacetyl chloride 79-04-9
A-06 Chlorine pentafluoride/ Bromine pentafluoride Chlorine pentafluoride
Bromine pentafluoride
13637-63-3, 7789-30-2
A-07 Iron pentacarbonyl Iron pentacarbonyl 13463-40-6
A-08 1,3 – Butadiene 1,3-Butadiene 106-99-0
A-09 Diketene Diketene 674-82-8
A-10 Furan Furan 110-00-9
A-11 Hexafluoroacetone Hexafluoroacetone 684-16-2
A-12 n-Butyl-acrylate n-Butyl acrylate 141-32-2
A-13 Peracetic acid No final document (in development)
See: NIOSH Docket 156-B
A-14 Butane Butane 106-97-8

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NIOSH did not receive any submissions to this request.

To view related dockets see Docket 156, Docket 156-B, Docket 156-C and Docket 295.

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