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NIOSH Resources

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards
Exposure limits, Respirator Recommendations, First Aid, more...
The Pocket Guide is a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classes found in the work environment. Key data provided for each chemical/substance includes name (including synonyms/trade names), structure/formula, CAS/RTECS Numbers, DOT ID, conversion factors, exposure limits, IDLH, chemical and physical properties, measurement methods, personal protection, respirator recommendations, symptoms, and first aid.

International Chemical Safety Cards
An ICSC summarizes essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use at the "shop floor" level by workers and employers in factories, agriculture, construction and other work places.

Documentation for Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health Concentrations (IDLH)
The IDLH documents the criteria and information sources that have been used by NIOSH to determine immediately dangerous to life or health concentrations.

NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NMAM)
NMAM is a collection of methods for sampling and analysis of contaminants in workplace air, and in the blood and urine of workers who are occupationally exposed.

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Chloroform
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 75-114 (1978)
Presents a standard to prevent the adverse effects of exposure to chloroform over a working lifetime.

Occupational Safety and Health Guideline for Chloroform [PDF - 254 KB]

Related Resources

ATSDR ToxFAQS: Chloroform

Toxicological Profile for Chloroform (ATSDR)

OSHA (Health and Safety Topics): Chloroform

New Jersey Hazardous Substance Fact Sheets: Chloroform [PDF - 601 KB]

Acute Exposure Guideline Levels (AEGLs) (EPA): Chloroform

EPA (Air Toxics): Chloroform

Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS) (EPA): Chloroform

NLM (Hazardous Substance Data Bank): Chloroform

NLM (Haz-Map): Chloroform

NTP Report on Carcinogens (Twelfth Edition 2011): Chloroform

IARC Monographs (Vol. 73): Chloroform [PDF - 236 KB]

European Chemical Substance Information System (ESIS): Chloroform

WHO (CICAD 58): Chloroform

WHO (Health and Safety Guide No, 87): Chloroform

IPCS (Poisons Information Monograph 121): Chloroform