OSHA is granting a petition for reconsideration of the Final rule limit STEL for nitroglycerin (NG) of 0.1 mg/m(3) and Final rule limit STEL for Ethylene glycol dinitrate (EGDN) of 0.1 mg/m(3) for civilian manufacture and distribution of explosives and propellants for civilian use. The Transitional limits ceiling limits of 1 mg/m(3) for EGDN and 2 mg/m(3) for NG and Final rule limits skin designation for both remain in effect for civilian manufacture and distribution of explosives for civilian use. OSHA is staying the final rule limit STEL for NG for manufacture for military and space use of explosives and propellants until 11/1/90. The Final Rule limits for NG and EGDN remain in effect for other sectors. Effective date: April 27, 1990. For information call James Foster, (202) 523-8151.