NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, Asphalt Fumes: chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 0.5 mg/m3 TWA (Inhalable fraction; see Appendix C, paragraph A); Appendix A4 - Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen; BEIP (See BEI® for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs))
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 5 mg/m3 Ceiling (15 min); Appendix A - NIOSH Potential Occupational Carcinogens
note: OSHA personnel must obtain tared PTFE filters from the Salt Lake Technical Center. The sample will be weighed and the concentration of the collected material determined. If the concentration is over 0.4 mg/m3, the filter will be extracted with benzene to determine the concentration of the soluble material.
Wipe Sampling Method:
Glass Fiber Filter
analytical solvent: Dry
Limit the amount of bulk submitted to one gram or one mL.
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