Cotton dust: Geometric mean exposures by cotton process, OSHA samples, 1980-2003
PEL - permissible exposure limit REL - recommended exposure limit mg/m3 - milligrams per cubic meter
Note: The OSHA PEL is 0.2 mg/m3 for yarn manufacturing and cotton washing operations, 0.5 mg/m3 for textile mill waste house operations or for dust from lower grade washed cotton used during yarn manufacturing, 0.75 mg/m3 for textile slashing and weaving operat
Source: OSHA Integrated Management Information System.
Reference Number: 2008-620
Date Posted: June 2008