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Mercury (Aryl and Inorganic) (as Hg)

General Description

  • OSHA IMIS Code Number: M111
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 7439-97-6
  • NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: OV4550000
  • Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Emergency Response Guidebook: 2809 172 (metal)
  • NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, Mercury (Aryl and Inorganic) (as Hg): chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more

Exposure Limits and Health Effects

  • American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV) (1991): Aryl compounds, 0.1 mg/m3 TWA; Skin elemental and inorganic forms, 0.025 mg/m3 TWA; Skin; A4
  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 0.1 mg/m3 Ceiling (Skin)

Health Factors

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
  • Mixed Cellulose Ester Filter (MCEF) 0.8 micron
  • maximum volume: 30 Liters
  • minimum time: 15 Minutes
  • maximum flow rate: 2.0 L/min (Ceiling)
  • current analytical method: Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy; AAS/Cold Vapor
  • method reference: OSHA Analytical Method (OSHA ID-145)
  • sampling and analytical error: 0.19
  • method classification: Fully Validated

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