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NIOSH Resources

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
Exposure limits, Respirator Recommendations, First Aid, more...
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 name (including synonyms/trade names), structure/formula, CAS/RTECS Numbers, DOT ID, conversion factors, exposure limits, IDLH, chemical and physical properties, measurement methods, personal protection, respirator recommendations, symptoms, and first aid.

International Chemical Safety Cards
An ICSC summarizes essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use at the "shop floor" level by workers and employers in factories, agriculture, construction and other work places.

Documentation for Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health Concentrations (IDLH)
The IDLH documents the criteria and information sources that have been used by NIOSH to determine immediately dangerous to life or health concentrations.

NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM)
NMAM is a collection of methods for sampling and analysis of contaminants in workplace air, and in the blood and urine of workers who are occupationally exposed.

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Acrylonitrile
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-116 (January 1978)
Presents a standard to prevent the adverse effects of exposure to Acrylonitrile over a working lifetime.

Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Acrylonitrile [PDF - 319 KB]

Related Resources

ATSDR Medical Management Guidelines (MMGs): Acrylonitrile

ATSDR ToxFAQS: Acrylonitrile

Toxicological Profile for Acrylonitrile (ATSDR)

OSHA (Health and Safety Topics): Acrylonitrile

OSHA (Medical Surveillance Guidelines): Acrylonitrile

OSHA (Substance Technical Guidelines): Acrylonitrile

New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheet: Acrylonitrile [PDF - 102 KB]

EPA (Air Toxics): Acrylonitrile

Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) (EPA): Acrylonitrile

IARC Monographs (Vol. 71): Acrylonitrile [PDF - 295.5 KB]

NLM (Hazardous Substance Data Bank--ChemLDplus Lite): Acrylonitrile

NLM (Hazardous Substance Data Bank--TOXNET): Acrylonitrile

NLM (Haz-Map): Acrylonitrile

European chemical Substances Information System (ESIS): Acrylonitrile

WHO (HSG 1): Acrylonitrile

WHO (CICAD 39): Acrylonitrile

WHO (Environmental Health Criteria 28): Acrylonitrile