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Document ID (ISN)77459
CIS number 01-1472
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Title Threshold limit values for occupational exposure to chemicals in France
Original title Valeurs limites d'exposition professionnelle aux agents chimiques en France [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 1999, No.174, p.59-77. Illus.
Abstract This article presents, in a single table, all the different substances, including carcinogenic substances, for which the French Ministry of Labour has published occupational exposure limit values (VLEPs), whether they are recommended (VLs) or mandatory (VRs). The table is preceded by some background information concerning workplace atmospheric monitoring (sampling and analysis, aerosols), permitted values (definitions and objectives, additivity convention, elements and compounds, VLs, carcinogens), mandatory values and values recommended by the CNAM national health insurance fund. European recommended limit values are appended.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; chemical products; France
Descriptors (secondary) airborne dust; carcinogens; European Communities; vinyl chloride; benzene; lead and compounds; air sampling; asbestos; aerosols; list of chemical substances; exposure evaluation; TLV list; sampling and analysis; silica
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits