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The Advisor Genius: Selecting an Appropriate Respirator Substances

General Industry standards are in 29 CFR Part 1910, Shipyard standards are in 29 CFR Part 1915, Construction standards are in 29 CFR Part 1926, and Agriculture standards are in 29 CFR Part 1928.

Substance OSHA Standard
Acrylonitrile [29 CFR 1910.1045(h), 29 CFR 1915.1045, and 29 CFR 1926.1145]
Arsenic (inorganic) [29 CFR 1910.1018(h), 29 CFR 1915.1018, and 29 CFR 1926.1118]
Asbestos [29 CFR 1910.1001(g), 29 CFR 1915.1001(h), and 29 CFR 1926.1101(h)]
Benzene [29 CFR 1910.1045(h), 29 CFR 1915.1045, and 29 CFR 1926.1145]
1,3-Butadiene [29 CFR 1910.1045(h)]
Cadmium [29 CFR 1910.1027(g), 29 CFR 1915.1027, 29 CFR 1926.1127(g), and 29 CFR 1928.1027]
Coke oven emissions [29 CFR 1910.1029(g) and 29 CFR 1926.1129]
Cotton dust [29 CFR 1910.1043(f)]
1,2-Dibromo-3-chloropropane [29 CFR 1910.1044(h), [29 CFR 1915.1044, and 29 CFR 1926.1144]
Ethylene oxide [29 CFR 1910.1047(g), [29 CFR 1915.1047, and 29 CFR 1926.1147]
Formaldehyde [29 CFR 1910.1048(g), [29 CFR 1915.1048, and 29 CFR 1926.1148]
Lead [29 CFR 1910.1025(f), [29 CFR 1915.1025, and 29 CFR 1926.62(f)]
Methylene chloride [29 CFR 1910.1052(g), [29 CFR 1915.1052, and 29 CFR 1926.1152]
Methylenedianiline [29 CFR 1910.1050(h), [29 CFR 1915.1050, and 29 CFR 1926.60(i)]
Vinyl Chloride [29 CFR 1910.1017(g), [29 CFR 1915.1017, and 29 CFR 1926.1117]
13 Carcinogens (4-Nitrobiphenyl, alpha-Naphthylamine, Methyl chloromethyl ether, 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine (and its salts), bis-Chloromethyl ether, beta-Naphthylamine, Benzidine, 4-Aminodiphenyl, Ethyleneimine, beta-Propiolactone, 2-Acetylaminofluorene, 4-Dimethylaminoazo-benezene, and N-Nitrosodimethylamine) [29 CFR 1910.1003(c)(4)(iv), [29 CFR 1915.1003, and 29 CFR 1926.1103]
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