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Document ID (ISN)74817
CIS number 00-618
ISSN - Serial title 0097-6326 - Federal Register
Year 1998
Convention or series no. 29 CFR Part 1910
Author(s)
Department of Labor - Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Title Methylene chloride: Final Rule [USA]
Bibliographic information 22 Sept. 1998, Vol.63, No.183, p.50712-50722.
Abstract In 1997 OSHA issued a standard regulating occupational exposure to methylene chloride (dichloromethane), which lowered the 8h TWA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) from 500ppm to 25ppm, and set a 15min short term exposure limit (STEL) of 125ppm. This final rule adds a provision for temporary medical removal protection for exposed workers at a particular risk because of an existing medical condition. It also amends the startup dates by which certain employers must comply with the standard.
Descriptors (primary) dichloromethane; USA
Descriptors (secondary) transfer to other work; 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) Halogenated hydrocarbons