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ACGIH Board ratifies 2012 TLVs and BELs

February 17, 2012

ACGIHThe Board of Directors of ACGIH® has ratified the 2012 Threshold Limit Values (TLVs®) for Chemical Substances and Physical Agents and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs®). The Board also approved recommendations for additions to the Notice of Intended Changes (NIC).

The Annual Reports of the ratifications of the ACGIH® Board will be published in the winter issue of the ACGIH® newsletter, Today! Online, and can be found online at www.acgih.org/store/ProductDetail.cfm?id=2192. ACGIH® members can download the electronic version of the Annual Reports at no cost. Nonmembers may also acquire the Reports through the ACGIH® website for $24.95.

Draft Documentation for the substances on the Notice of Intended Changes (NIC) are currently available for purchase at www.acgih.org/store. Documentation for the adopted substances and agents will be available by March 7, 2012. All Documentation are in PDF format and priced at $60 each. ACGIH® members are entitled to five free Documentation downloads per year.

The 2012 TLVs® & BEIs® book and the 2012 Guide to Occupational Exposure Values will be available soon. Those interested in ordering the 2012 TLVs® & BEIs® and the 2012 Guide to Occupational Exposure Values can do so online at www.acgih.org/store, by phone at 513-742-2020, or by fax at 513-742-3355. Please visit the ACGIH® website at www.acgih.org for updates on availability.