ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)108805
CIS number 08-1406
ISBN(s) 978-1-882417-79-7
Year 2008
Convention or series no.
Title 2008 TLVs and BEIs
Bibliographic information American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), 1330 Kemper Meadow Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45240, USA, 2008. xix, 252p. Illus. 12 ref. Index. Price: USD 39.95.
Abstract The information in this pocket-sized publication can be used as a guide for evaluation and control of workplace exposures to chemical substances and physical agents. Threshold Limit Value (TLV) occupational exposure guidelines are recommended for more than 700 chemical substances and physical agents. There are also more than 50 Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) that cover more than 80 chemical substances. Chemical Abstract Service (CAS) registry numbers are listed for each chemical. Introductions to each section and appendices provide the scientific background and practical recommendations for using TLVs and BEIs.
Descriptors (primary) harmful physical agents; threshold limit values; biological threshold limits; harmful substances; chemical products; USA
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; list of chemical substances; computerized data bases; TLV list; classification; biological hazards
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Physical hazards
Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits