Formaldehyde

Standards

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

OSHA Standards
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
General Industry (29 CFR 1910)
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1910 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1910.1048, Formaldehyde.

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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

1915.1048, Formaldehyde.

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Construction (29 CFR 1926)
Construction (29 CFR 1926)
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1926 Subpart Z - Toxic and Hazardous Substances

1926.1148, Formaldehyde.

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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.

Preambles to Final Rules
Additional Directives

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