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Document ID (ISN)53843
CIS number 90-736
Year 1988
Convention or series no. DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.89-104
Title DDT, 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, USA, 1988. 5p. 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) = 1mg/m3; NIOSH REL (10h-TWA) = 0.5mg/m3; ACGIH TLV (8h-TWA) = 1mg/m3. Toxicity: carcinogenic in laboratory animals; neurotoxic effects; irritates skin and eyes.
Descriptors (primary) agricultural chemicals; threshold limit values; DDT; USA; carcinogens
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; irritants; insecticides; skin absorption; elimination of spills; waste disposal; data sheet; personal protective equipment; respirators; health hazards; determination in air; medical supervision; first aid
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Halogenated hydrocarbons
Agricultural chemicals