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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 Hydrazine
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-172 (1978)
Presents a standard to prevent the adverse effects of exposure to hydrazine over a working lifetime.

Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Hydrazine [PDF - 300 KB]

Related Resources

ATSDR's ToxFAQs for Hydrazine

Toxicological Profile for Hydrazines (ATSDR)

OSHA (Safety and Health Topics): Hydrazine

New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets: Hydrazine

Acute Exposure Guideline Levels (AEGLs) (EPA): Hydrazine

EPA (Air Toxics): Hydrazine

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

NLM (Hazardous Substance Data Bank): Hydrazine

NLM (Haz-Map): Hydrazine

National Cancer Institute (Cancer Topics): Hydrazine Sulfate

NTP Carcinogen Reports (Twelfth Edition 2011): Hydrazine, Hydrazine Sulfate

IARC Monographs (Vol. 71): Hydrazine

European Chemical Substances Information System (ESIS): Hydrazine

WHO (Environmental Health Criteria 68): Hydrazine

WHO (Health and Safety Guide No. 56): Hydrazine

Japan (Chemicals Evaluation and Research Institute): Hydrazine