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.
- Trichloroethylene (CAS No. 79-01-6)
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.
- Trichloroethylene (1,1,2-Trichloroethylene, Trichloroethene, Ethylene trichloride, Acetylene trichloride)
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: Special Occupational Hazard Review With Control Recommendations: Trichloroethylene
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-130 (1978)
The purpose of Special Occupational Hazard Reviews is to analyze and document the health problems asoociated with a given agent or industrial process, and to recommend engineering controls and work practices to ameliorate these problems.
Current Intelligence Bulletin 2: Trichloroethylene (TCE)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-127 (1975)
Presents information about Trichloroethylene as well as recommendation to treat formaldehyde as a carcinogen.
NIOSH Criteria Documents: Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Trichloroethylene
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 73-11025 (1973)
Presents a standard to prevent the adverse effects of exposure to Trichloroethylene over a working lifetime.
- Page last reviewed: December 30, 2013
- Page last updated: December 30, 2013
- Content source:
- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division