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Document ID (ISN)45685
CIS number 86-418
ISBN(s) 92-4-120-707-8
Year 1984
Convention or series no. WHO Technical Report Series No.707
Title Recommended health-based occupational exposure limits for respiratory irritants
Bibliographic information World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1984. 154p. Bibl. Price: SF.14.00.
Abstract The short-term (15 min) and the 8h time-weighted average exposure limits recommended in this technical report for 4 irritants are respectively: 1.5 and 0.75mg/m3 for chlorine; 1.0 and 0.5mg/m3 for formaldehyde; 1.8 and 0.9mg/m3 for nitrogen dioxide; 3.9 and 1.3mg/m3 for sulfur dioxide. The basis for the recommendations are given for each substance.
Descriptors (primary) chlorine; threshold limit values; formaldehyde; sulfur dioxide; WHO; nitrogen dioxide; toxicology; irritants
Descriptors (secondary) respiratory diseases
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Inorganic substances
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Halogens and their inorganic compounds