Ethylene Oxide

Standards

Exposures to ethylene oxide are addressed in specific OSHA standards for general industry, maritime, and construction. This section highlights OSHA standards and documents related to ethylene oxide.

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart B - Adoption and Extension of Established Federal Standards

1910.19, Special provisions for air contaminants. See paragraph (h) for information related to Ethylene oxide.

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1910 Subpart H - Hazardous Materials

1910.119, Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals.

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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

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1910.1047, Ethylene oxide.

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Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
Maritime (29 CFR 1915, 1917, 1918)
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1915 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1915.1047, Ethylene oxide. This standard is identical to 29 CFR 1910.1047.

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Construction (29 CFR 1926)
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
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1926 Subpart D

1926.64, Process safety management of highly hazardous chemicals. For requirements as they pertain to construction work, follow the requirements in 29 CFR 1910.119

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1926 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1926.1147, Ethylene oxide This standard is identical to 29 CFR 1910.1047.

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State Standards

There are 28 OSHA-approved State Plans, operating state-wide occupational safety and health programs. State Plans are required to have standards and enforcement programs that are at least as effective as OSHA's and may have different or more stringent requirements.

Additional Letters of Interpretation

Note: The letters in this list provide additional information that is not necessarily connected to a specific OSHA standard highlighted on this Safety and Health Topics page.