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Subchapter 7. General Industry Safety Orders
Group 16. Control of Hazardous Substances
Article 109. Hazardous Substances and Processes

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§5194. Hazard Communication, Appendix C (as of July 6, 2004)

Information Sources (Advisory)

The following is a list of available data sources which the manufacturer, importer, or employer may wish to consult to evaluate the hazards of substances they produce or import:

Any information in their own company files such as toxicity testing results or illness experience of company employees.

Any information obtained from the supplier of the substance, such as material safety data sheets or product safety bulletins.

Any pertinent information obtained from the following source list (latest editions should be used):

Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., 135 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10020

The Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals and Drugs, Merck and Company, Inc., 126 East Lincoln Avenue, Rahway, NJ 07065

IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of the Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Man and Supplements, Geneva: World Health Organization, International Agency for Research on Cancer, 1972-Present (multivolume work), 49 Sheridan Avenue, Albany, NY 12210

Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology, by F. A. Patty, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158-0012 (multivolume work)

Clinical Toxicology of Commercial Products, Gleason, Gosselin and Hodge

Casarett and Doull's Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Doull, Klaassen, and Amdur, Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., New York, NY

Industrial Toxicology, by Alice Hamilton and Harriet L. Hardy, Publishing Sciences Group, Inc., Acton, MA

Toxicology of the Eye, by W. Morton Grant, Charles C. Thomas, 301-327 East Lawrence Avenue, Springfield, IL

Recognition of Health Hazards in Industry, William A. Burgess, John Wiley and Sons, 605 Third Avenue, New York, NY 10158-0012

Chemical Hazards of the Workplace, Gloria J. Hathaway, Nick H. Proctor, James P. Hughes and Michael L. Fischman, J. P. Lipincott Company, East Washington Square, Philadelphia, PA 19105

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, CRC Press, Inc., Boca Raton, FL

Threshold Limit Values for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and Biological Exposure Indices, American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, 6500 Glenway Avenue, Bldg. D-7, Cincinnati, OH 45211-4438

Information on the physical hazards of chemicals may be found in publications of the National Fire Protection Association, Boston, MA.

NOTE: --The following documents are on sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Out-of-print documents may be available from the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), Springfield, VA 22161.Occupational Health Guidelines (NIOSH Pub. No. 81-123).Occupational Health Guidelines, Supplement 1 (NIOSH Pub. No. 88-1188).Occupational Health Guidelines, Supplement 2 (NIOSH Pub. No. 89-104).NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, NIOSH Pub. No. 90-117.Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (latest edition).The Industrial Environment--Its Evaluation and Control, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH Pub. No. 74-117).Miscellaneous Documents--National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health:

1. Criteria for a recommended standard * * * Occupational Exposure to "________"

2. Special Hazard Reviews

3. Occupational Hazard Assessment

4. Current Intelligence Bulletins

OSHA's General Industry Standards (29 CFR Part 1910)

NTP Annual Report on Carcinogens and Summary of the Annual Report on Carcinogens.

BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATA BASES

Service Provider and File Name:

BRS Information Technologies, Inc., a division of Maxwell Online, Inc., 8000 Westpark Dr., McLean, VA 22102

AGRICOLA

BIOSIS PREVIEWS

CA SEARCH

DRUG INFORMATION FULL TEXT

MEDLINE

NTIS

POLLUTION ABSTRACTS

TOXLINE

DIALOG, Dialog Information Services, Inc., 3460 Hillview Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304

AGRICOLA

BIOSIS PREVIEWS, 1969-PRESENT

CAB ABSTRACTS 1972-PRESENT

CHEMICAL EXPOSURE 1974-PRESENT

CA SEARCH 1967-PRESENT

CHEMNAME 1967-PRESENT

CHEMSEARCH 1957-PRESENT

CONFERENCE PAPERS INDEX

EMBASE 1974-PRESENT

ENVIRONMENTAL BIBLIOGRAPHY 1973-PRESENT

ENVIROLINE 1971-PRESENT

FEDERAL RESEARCH IN PROGRESS

FOOD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY ABSTRACTS

FOODS ADLIBRA

INTL. PHARMACEUTICAL ABSTRACTS

LIFE SCIENCES COLLECTION 1978-PRESENT

NTIS

OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH (NIOSH) 1973-PRESENT

PAPERCHEM 1967-PRESENT

POLLUTION ABSTRACTS

SCISEARCH 1974-PRESENT

Orbit Search Service, a division of Maxwell Online, Inc., 8000 Westpark Dr., McLean, VA 22102

CHEMICAL ABSTRACTS

CHEMDEX

ENVIROLINE

LABORDOC

NTIS

Fein-Marquart Associates (FMA), Chemical Information Systems, Inc. (CIS), 7215 Yorke Road, Baltimore, MD 21212

Structure & Nomenclature Search System (SANSS)

RTECS

Clinical Toxicology of Commercial Products (CTCP)

Oil and Hazardous Materials Technical Assistance Data System

MEDLARS Management Section, National Library of Medicine, Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20894

BACKFILES

CANCERLIT

CHEMLINE

HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES DATABANK

MEDLINE

RTECS

SDILINE

TOXLINE

TOXLINE65

TOXLIT

TOXLIT65

TOXNET/TOXICOLOGIC DATA & TRI

Questel, Inc., 2300 Clarendon Blvd., Suite 1111, Arlington, VA 22201

CIS/ILO

NOTE: Sections 142.3 and 6398, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 142.3 and 6361-6399.7, Labor Code; and United Steelworkers of America v. Auchter (3d Cir. 1985) 763 F.2d 728.

HISTORY

1. Amendment filed 4-26-93; operative 5-26-93 (Register 93, No. 18).

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