OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0371
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 1304-82-1
Chemical Description and Physical Properties:
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 5 mg/m3 TWA; Appendix A4 (Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 5 mg/m3 TWA
Health Effects: Cumulative lung damage (HE10)
Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
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- sampling media: Tared Low Ash Polyvinyl Chloride (LAPVC) filter 5 microns
maximum volume: 960 Liters
minimum volume: 480 Liters
maximum flow rate: 2.0 L/min
current analytical method: Gravimetric Analysis
method reference: 11, 12
sampling and analytical error: 0.10
method classification: Fully Validated
note: Field method. If the gross weight of the sample yields a concentration below the standard for the air contaminant, do not submit the sample to SLTC for analysis.
- alternate analytical method: Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy; AAS
method reference: 2 (OSHA ID-121)
method classification: Not Validated
note:Submit as a separate sample. An elemental analysis for Tellurium or Bismuth is performed and reported as the compound.