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Document ID (ISN)77856
CIS number 01-1589
Year 1999
Convention or series no. NOM-010-STPS-1999
Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social
Title Official Mexican Standard - Safety and health conditions in workplaces where are handled, transported, processed or stored chemical substances capable of contaminating the working environment [Mexico]
Original title Norma Oficial Mexicana - Condiciones de seguridad e higiene en los centros de trabajo donde se manejen, transporten, procesen o almacenen sustancias químicas capaces de generar contaminación en el medio ambiente laboral [México] [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Internet copy, 1999. 57p. Illus. 14 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract Contents of this standard: scope (all workplaces in Mexico where chemical contaminants are handled, transported, processed or stored); definitions; obligations of employers and workers; hazard recognition (including criteria for the classification of hazard levels); hazard evaluation (incl. sample techniques and exposure calculations); control methods; verification systems. In annex: maximum permissible levels for chemical substances (in ppm and mg/m3; danger codes); carcinogenicity classification; hazard evaluation of mixed substances; synergic effects; procedures for the determination of specific chemicals. A large number of NOM standards related to determination methods are repealed, including 032-1993 (acrolein, CIS 98-28), 034-1993 (oil fumes, CIS 98-27), 036-1993 (formaldehyde, CIS 98-26), 039-1993 (acetone, CIS 98-25), 045-1993 (benzene, CIS 98-23), 047-1993 (xylene, CIS 98-24).
Descriptors (primary) dangerous substances; TLV list; chemical hazards; Mexico
Descriptors (secondary) carcinogens; responsibilities of employers; list of chemical substances; responsibilities of employees; hazard evaluation; sampling and analysis; standard; limitation of exposure
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceMexico
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits