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General Description

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0376

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 12179-04-3

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:
    solid
Exposure Limits

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 1 mg/m3 TWA

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 1 mg/m3 TWA

Health Factors

Health Effects: Irritation-Eye, Nose, Throat, Skin---Moderate (HE15)

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method:

  • 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: Inductively Coupled Argon Plasma; ICP/DCP-AES
    method reference: 2 (OSHA ID-125G)
    method classification: Not Validated
    note: Submit as a separate sample only if the gross weight of the sample yields an air concentration greater than the PEL. When analysis of this compound is requested, an elemental analysis for Boron is performed and reported as the compound. Procedure based on OSHA method ID-125G.

Wipe Sampling Method

  • sampling media: Whatman smear tab
    analytical solvent: Deionized water

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