12.0 Acronyms

Revised February, 2021

  • ACGIH: American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienist
  • CAS: Chemical Abstract Service (number)
  • CERCLA: Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act
  • CFR: Code of Federal Regulations
  • EPA: Environmental Protection Agency
  • HCC: Hazard Communication Coordinator
  • IARC: International Agency for Research on Cancer
  • LEL: Lower Explosive Limit
  • NIOSH: National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health
  • NTP: National Toxicology Program
  • OSHA: Occupational Safety & Health Administration
  • PEL: Personal or Permissible Exposure Limit
  • PPE: Personal Protection Equipment
  • RCRA: Resource Conservation and Recovery Act
  • TSCA: Toxic Substance Control Act
  • UEL: Upper Explosive Limit
  • UNR: University of Nevada, Reno

Appendix I: Labeling of Secondary Containers of Hazardous Chemicals