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Cotton dust: Number of samples, geometric mean exposures, and percent exceeding designated occupational exposure limits by industry, OSHA samples, 1995-2003


CIC - Census Industry Code     PEL - permissible exposure limit     REL - recommended exposure limit     GM -

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: 2008-622

Date Posted: June 2008

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