Lab Safety

Exposure Limits for Commonly Used Laboratory Chemicals

PERMISSIBLE EXPOSURE LIMITS FOR
COMMONLY USED LABORATORY CHEMICALS

CHEMICAL NAME PEL
(ppm)
Acetic Acid 10
Acetone 1000
Acetonitrile 40
Carbon Tetrachloride 10
Chloroform 50
Cumene 50
Cyclohexane 300
1,1-dichloroethane 100
Dioxane 100
Formaldehyde 0.75
Glutaraldehyde 0.2
Isoamyl Alcohol 100
Isopropyl Alcohol 400
Methyl Alcohol 200
Nitric Acid 2
Phenol 5
Propylene Oxide 100
Toluene 200
Xylene 100


* Please refer to Exposure Limit page *

Page last modified May 10, 2010