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NIOSH pocket guide to chemical hazards (<a href="https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npg/"target="_blank">superseded</a>).
Barsan M, ed. Cincinnati, OH: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-168c, 2010 Sep; :CD-ROM
The Pocket Guide is a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes found in the work environment. Key data provided for each chemical/substance includes chemical/trade names and synonyms; structure/formula; conversion factors; CAS/ RTECS/DOT ID and Guide numbers; NIOSH/OSHA exposure limits; IDLH concentrations; physical description, chemical and physical properties of agents; measurement methods; personal protection/sanitation recommendations; respirator selection recommendations; incompatibilities and reactivities of agents; exposure routes/ symptoms/and target organs; and first aid. The following selected NIOSH databases are also available on this CD-ROM: 1. Immediately Dangerous to Life and Health Concentrations (IDLHs); 2. International Chemical Safety Cards (ICSC); 3. NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM); 4. OSHA Sampling & Analytical Methods; 5. Recommendations for Chemical Protective Clothing; 6. Specific Medical Tests Published for OSHA-Regulated Substances; 7. Toxicologic Review of Selected Chemicals; 8. 2008 Emergency Response Guidebook (U.S. DOT).
Industrial-hygiene; Industrial-safety; Personal-protective-equipment; Respiratory-protection; Safety-equipment; Chemical-structure; Regulations; First-aid; Hazardous-materials; Explosive-hazards; Exposure-limits; Respirators; Sanitation
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-168c
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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