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NIOSH Resources

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-249
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.

NIOSH Criteria Documents: Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Styrene
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 83-119 (1983)
Presents a standard to prevent the adverse effects of exposure to Styrene over a working lifetime.

Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Styrene [PDF - 230 KB]

Related Resources

Agency for Toxic Substances Disease Registry - ToxFAQs: Styrene

Toxicological Profile for Styrene (ATSDR)

OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Styrene

New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets: Styrene

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

EPA (Air Toxics): Styrene

EPA OPPT Chemical Fact Sheet: Styrene

EPA Drinking Water Contaminants: Styrene

Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS): Styrene

NTP OHAT Reproductive Hazards: Styrene

NLM (Hazardous Substance Data Bank): Styrene

NLM (Haz-Map): Styrene

NLM (Household Products Database): Styrene

European chemical Substances Information System (ESIS): Styrene

IARC Monographs (Vol. 82): Styrene

WHO (Environmental Health Criteria 26): Styrene

IPCS (Poisons Information Monograph 509): Styrene