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Ozone

Use, Caution, Symptoms, Exposure Limits:

  • Use - Disinfectant for air & water, bleaching waxes, textiles & oils

  • Caution - Irritant to eyes, mucous membranes and respiratory tract

  • Symptoms - Pulmonary edema, chronic respiratory disease

  • Exposure Limits - ACGIH TLV: STEL = 0.2 ppm. OSHA PEL: TWA = 0.1 ppm, STEL = 0.3 ppm

    ACGIH = American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists
    OSHA = U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    TWA = time weighted average
    STEL = short-term exposure limit
    TLV = threshold limit value
    PEL = permissible exposure level




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