Carcinogens

Standards

Carcinogens are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry, maritime, and construction. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to carcinogens.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1001, Asbestos.

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1910.1003, 13 Carcinogens (4-Nitrobiphenyl, etc.).

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1910.1004, alpha-Naphthylamine.

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1910.1006, Methyl chloromethyl ether.

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1910.1007, 3,'-Dichlorobenzidine (and its salts).

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1910.1008, bis-Chloromethyl ether.

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1910.1009, beta-Naphthylamine.

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1910.1010, Benzidine.

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1910.1011, 4-Aminodiphenyl.

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1910.1012, Ethyleneimine.

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1910.1013, beta-Propiolactone.

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1910.1014, 2-Acetylaminofluorene.

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1910.1015, 4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene.

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1910.1016, N-Nitrosodimethylamine.

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1910.1017, Vinyl chloride.

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1910.1018, Inorganic arsenic.

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1910.1025, Lead.

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1910.1026, Chromium (VI).

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1910.1027, Cadmium.

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1910.1028, Benzene.

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1910.1029, Coke oven emissions.

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1910.1044, 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane.

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1910.1045, Acrylonitrile.

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1910.1047, Ethylene oxide.

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1910.1048, Formaldehyde.

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1910.1050, Methylenedianiline.

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1910.1051, 1,3-Butadiene.

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1910.1052, Methylene Chloride.

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1910.1053, Respirable crystalline silica.

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1910.1096, Ionizing radiation.

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Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
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1915 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1915.1001, Asbestos.

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1915.1002, Coal tar pitch volatiles; Interpretation of term.

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1915.1003, 13 Carcinogens (4-Nitrobiphenyl, etc.).

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1915.1004, alpha-Naphthylamine.

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1915.1006, Methyl chloromethyl ether.

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1915.1007, 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine (and its salts).

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1915.1008, bis-Chloromethyl ether.

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1915.1009, beta-Naphthylamine.

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1915.1010, Benzidine.

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1915.1011, 4-Aminodiphenyl.

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1915.1012, Ethyleneimine.

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1915.1013, beta-Propiolactone.

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1915.1014, 2-Acetylaminofluorene.

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1915.1015, 4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene.

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1915.1016, N-Nitrosodimethylamine.

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1915.1017, Vinyl chloride.

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1915.1018, Inorganic arsenic.

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1915.1025, Lead

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1915.1026, Chromium (VI).

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1915.1027, Cadmium

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1915.1028, Benzene

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1915.1044, 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane.

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1915.1045, Acrylonitrile.

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1915.1047, Ethylene oxide.

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1915.1048, Formaldehyde.

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1915.1050, Methylenedianiline.

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1915.1052, Methylene Chloride.

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1915.1053, Respirable crystalline silica.

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Construction (29 CFR 1926)
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1926 Subpart D

1926.60, Methylenedianiline.

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1926.62, Lead.

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1926 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1926.1101, Asbestos.

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1926.1102, Coal tar pitch volatiles; interpretation of term.

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1926.1103, 13 Carcinogens (4-Nitrobiphenyl, etc.).

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1926.1104, alpha-Naphthylamine.

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1926.1106, Methyl chloromethyl ether.

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1926.1107, 3,3'-Dichlorobenzidine (and its salts).

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1926.1108, bis-Chloromethyl ether.

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1926.1109, beta-Naphthylamine.

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1926.1110, Benzidine.

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1926.1111, 4-Aminodiphenyl.

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1926.1112, Ethyleneimine.

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1926.1113, beta-Propiolactone.

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1926.1114, 2-Acetylaminofluorene.

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1926.1115, 4-Dimethylaminoazobenzene.

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1926.1116, N-Nitrosodimethylamine.

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1926.1117, Vinyl chloride.

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1926.1118, Inorganic arsenic.

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1926.1126, Chromium (VI).

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1926.1127, Cadmium.

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1926.1128, Benzene.

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1926.1144, 1,2-dibromo-3-chloropropane.

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1926.1145, Acrylonitrile.

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1926.1147, Ethylene oxide

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1926.1148, Formaldehyde.

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1926.1152, Methylene Chloride.

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1926.1153, Respirable crystalline silica.

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Identification, Classification, and Regulation of Carcinogens (29 CFR 1990)
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1990

1990.101, Scope.

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1990.103, Definitions.

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1990.106, Amendments to this policy.

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1990.111, General statement of regulatory policy.

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1990.112, Classification of potential carcinogens.

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1990.143, General provisions for the use of human and animal data.

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State Standards

There are 28 OSHA-approved State Plans, operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.

Additional Directives

Note: The directives in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.