TABLE A-1 Some Occupational and Public Standards for Materials That Are Also in Environmental Tobacco Smoke

 

Public

Industrial

 

EPA

ACGIHa

NIOSHb

OSHAc

European Standardsd

Vapor Phase

 

Carbon monoxide

1 mg/m3—max. 8-h

40 mg/m3—max. 1-h

Neither to be exceeded more than once per year

TLVe—50 ppm

STELf—400 ppm

35 ppm—8 h TWAg

200 ppm ceilh (no min time)

50 ppm

West Germany—50 ppm

Sweden—35 ppm

Carbon dioxide

None

TLV—5,000 ppm

STEL—30,000 ppm

10,000 ppm—10-h TWA

30,000 ppm—10-min ceil.

5,000 ppm

Benzene

None

TLV—10 ppm

A2

1 ppm—60-min ceil.

10 ppm

50 ppm—10-min ceil.

Sweden—10 ppm

West Germany—0 ppm

Toluene

None

TLV—100 ppm

STEL—150 ppm

100 ppm—10-h TWA

200 ppm—10-min ceil.

200 ppm

300 ppm ceil.

500 ppm—10-min peak

West Germany—200 ppm

Sweden—100 ppm

Formaldehyde

None

TLV—1 ppm

A2

Lowest feasible limit

3 ppm

5 ppm ceil.

10 ppm—30-min ceil.

Sweden—2 ppm

West Germany—1 ppm

Acrolein

None

TLV—0.1 ppm

STEL—0.3 ppm

None

0.1 ppm

Acetone

None

TLV—750 ppm

STEL—1,000 ppm

250 ppm—10-h TWA

1,000 ppm

Sweden—500 ppm

Germany—1,000 ppm

Pyridine

None

TLV—5 ppm

STEL—10 ppm

None

5 ppm

West Germany, Sweden—5 ppm

Hydrogen cyanide

None

Ceiling limiti—10 ppm

4.7 ppm—10-min ceil.

4.7 ppm

West Germany, Great Britain—10 ppm



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