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Document ID (ISN)69635
CIS number 97-1074
ISSN - Serial title 0097-6326 - Federal Register
Year 1992
Convention or series no. 29 CFR Part 1910
Author(s)
Department of Labour - Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Title Occupational Exposure to Formaldehyde: Final Rule [USA]
Bibliographic information 27 May 1992, Vol.57, No.102, p.22290-22328.
Abstract This Final Rule became effective on 26 June 1992, amending the existing rule on the same subject (29 CFR 1910.1048). It lowers the 8h TWA exposure level to formaldehyde from 1ppm to 0.75ppm, and it introduces certain additional hygiene requirements for specific hazards. To existing requirements concerning medical supervision, it adds medical removal protection provisions for workers particularly affected by exposure to formaldehyde. Measures are included for labelling, hazard warnings and training of workers exposed to formaldehyde exposures above 0.1ppm. Extensive discussion on the background to the Final Rule.
Descriptors (primary) formaldehyde; determination of exposure limits; USA
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; health hazards; comment on law; law; medical supervision
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Aldehydes