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Exposure Limits and Odor Threshhold Table

 

CHEMICAL PEL
(ppm)
TLV
(ppm)
STEL
(ppm)
Odor Threshold
(ppm)
IDLH
(ppm)
ACETIC ACID 10 10 15 2 1,000
ACETONE 1000 500 750 2-100 20,000
ACETONITRILE 40 2 - 20 4,000
BENZENE 1 0.5 2.5 30 2,000
N BUTYL ALCOHOL 100 50 50 0.1-3 8,000
CARBON TETRACHLORIDE 10 5 10 75 300
CHLOROFORM 50c 10c - 100 1,000
DIETHYL AMINE 25 5 15 0.02-25 2,000
FORMALDEHYDE 0.75 - 0.3 1 30
HEXANE 500 50 - - 5,000
METHYL ALCOHOL 200 200 250 10 25,000
PHOSGENE 0.1 0.1 - 0.5 2
PYRIDINE 5 5 - 0.01 3,600
TOLUENE 200 50 - 0.2 2,000
TRIETHYLAMINE 25 5 15 1 1,000
XYLENE 100 100 150 0.5 10,000

PEL: Permissible Exposure Limit, OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.1000, Tables Z-1, Z-2, or Z-3
TWA-TLV: Time Weighted Average-Threshold Limit Values, 1999-2000 ACGIH
TWA-STEL: Time Weighted Average-Short Term Exposure Limit, 1999-2000 ACGIH
IDLH: Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health, NIOSH-MSHA
PPM: Parts of Chemical Per Million Parts of Air
C: Maximum Allowable Exposure

 

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