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Alternaria species

General Description

  • Synonyms: Fungi; Molds; Spores
  • OSHA IMIS Code Number: 9611

Health Factors

  • Health Effects: Allergen, Irritant, Hypersensitivity pneumonitis, Dermatitis

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Wipe Sampling Method:
  • Call WOHL for instructions
Bulk Method:
  • Call WOHL for instructions
Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (Wisconsin OHL):
  • Andersen Air Sampler using Malt Extract Agar
  • maximum volume: 141.5 Liters
  • maximum flow rate: 28.3 L/min
  • method reference: 14 (WOHL)
  • method classification: Not Validated
  • note: Call WOHL for instructions
  • 37 MM Mixed cellulose ester filter 0.8 micron-open faced
  • maximum volume: 120 Liters   
  • maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
  • method reference: 14 (WOHL)
  • method classification: Not Validated
  • note: Call WOHL for instructions

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