Nomination Summary for Organic particulates 1999 (N20015)
Nominated Substances: Wood dust
Nomination Date: 11/10/1999
Nominator: International Union, UAW
Rationale: The UAW is concerned about chemicals and combinations of chemicals (including particulates) found in the industrial environment in substantial levels. The UAW nominations are intended to assist in evaluating hazards and setting standards for inhalation exposure. Wood dust in an acknowledged human carcinogen & also causes non-malignant respiratory effects. However, it is not regulated.
NTP Principles: not specified