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Carbon Monoxide

General Description

Synonyms:  CO; Diesel Exhaust Component

OSHA IMIS code: 0560

CAS number(s): 630-08-0

Exposure Limits and Health Factors

Standard Set By Exposure Limit
OSHA PEL - General Industry
See 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-1
50 ppm (55 mg/m3) TWA
OSHA PEL - Construction Industry
See 29 CFR 1926.55 Appendix A
50 ppm (55 mg/m3) TWA
OSHA PEL - Shipyard Employment
See 29 CFR 1915.1000 Table Z-Shipyards
50 ppm (55 mg/m3) TWA
NIOSH REL 35 ppm (40 mg/m3) TWA
200 ppm (229 mg/m3) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV® (1989) 25 ppm (29 mg/m3) TWA
BEI®

Potential symptoms: Headaches; tachypnea; nausea; weakness, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations; cyanosis; depressed S-T segment of electrocardiogram; angina; syncope

Health effects: Asphyxiation, Chemical anoxia

Affected organs: CVS, lungs, CNS

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