Familiar until now as the Toxic Substances List, this new edition contains 64,000 listings (16,500 different chemicals, 47,800 synonyms and cross-references) with detailed toxicity data - toxic dose, route, species exposed, description of exposure reported (lethal, toxic, etc.), dose causing the toxic response (usually milligrams per kilogram or ppm), body system affected - with reference to bibliographical sources of the toxicity data, 22,000 new substances have been included since the 1974 list. Occupational safety and health standards in force in the USA (air contaminants, asbestos, carcinogens, vinyl chloride, pesticides, NIOSH criteria documents, requests for health hazard evaluation, aquatic toxicity) are appended. The Wiswesser Line Notation, with explanation of the system, is included.
NIOSH, Rockville, Maryland, 1296 pages