|Document ID (ISN)||45685|
|Convention or series no.
||WHO Technical Report Series No.707
||Recommended health-based occupational exposure limits for respiratory irritants
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1984. 154p. Bibl. Price: SF.14.00.
||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.
||chlorine; threshold limit values; formaldehyde; sulfur dioxide; WHO; nitrogen dioxide; toxicology; irritants
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational exposure limits
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Halogens and their inorganic compounds