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Document ID (ISN)53286
CIS number 90-30
Year 1988
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.89-104
Title Acrylonitrile, potential human carcinogen
Bibliographic information U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Standards Development and Technology Transfer, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati OH 45226-1988, USA, 1988. 6p. Bibl.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet taken from the newly revised edition of the NIOSH publication "Occupational Safety and Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards". Exposure limits: OSHA PEL (8h-TWA, skin) = 2ppm and 15 min celing value = 10ppm; NIOSH REL (8h-TWA, skin) = 1ppm and ceiling value = 10ppm; ACGIH TLV (8h-TWA, skin, A2 carcinogen) = 4.5mg/m3. Odour threshold = 20ppm. Toxicity: skin absorption; irritates eyes; skin burns, blisters and dermatitis; lung and colon cancer.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; acrylonitrile; USA; carcinogens
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; data sheet; lung cancer; dermatitis; odour threshold; elimination of spills; waste disposal; chemical burns; first aid; personal protective equipment; respirators; health hazards; determination in air; medical supervision; skin absorption
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Cyano compounds
Occupational exposure limits