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Cotton dust: Geometric mean exposures and percent exceeding designated occupational exposure limits by cotton process, OSHA samples, 1980-2003
Table showing Cotton dust: Geometric mean exposures and percent exceeding designated occupational exposure limits by cotton process, OSHA samples, 1980-2003

- indicates incalculable field.PEL - permissible exposure limitREL - recommended exposure limitGM

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

Source:  OSHA Integrated Management Information System.

Reference Number: 2007T04-11

Date Posted: June 2008

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