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Byssinosis: Cotton Dust Exposure (Archive)

Cotton dust: Geometric mean exposures and percent exceeding designated occupational exposure limits by cotton process, OSHA samples, 1980-1999
Table showing Cotton dust:  Geometric mean exposures and percent exceeding designated occupational exposure limits by cotton process, OSHA samples, 1980-1999

- indicates incalcuable field
PEL - permissible exposure limitREL - recommended exposure limitGM - geometric mean

Note:  The NIOSH REL is 0.2 mg/m3. See appendices for source description, methods, and agents.

Source:  Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Integrated Management Information System.

Reference Number: 2002T04-11

Date Posted: May 2003

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