Registration Dossier

Administrative data

Endpoint:
health surveillance data
Type of information:
other: OEL
Adequacy of study:
key study
Reliability:
4 (not assignable)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Workplace Environmental Exposure Limit (WEEL) recommended by the Americian Industrial Hygience Association.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
secondary source
Title:
Picolines
Author:
Workplace Environmental Exposure Level Guide (WEEL)
Year:
1988
Bibliographic source:
American Industrial Hygiene Association

Materials and methods

Study type:
other: Occupational Exposure Limit
Endpoint addressed:
not applicable
Test guideline
Qualifier:
no guideline available
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Expert review of literature data resulting in setting of limit values for occupational exposure.
GLP compliance:
no

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
3-methylpyridine
EC Number:
203-636-9
EC Name:
3-methylpyridine
Cas Number:
108-99-6
Molecular formula:
C6H7N
IUPAC Name:
3-methylpyridine

Method

Type of population:
occupational
Ethical approval:
not applicable
Details on study design:
Literature review

Results and discussion

Results:
The WEEL is 2 ppm or 7.6 mg/m3 with a skin notation.

Any other information on results incl. tables

There are no occupational limits proposed by OSHA or NIOSH in the USA.

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Conclusions:
The Workplace Environmental Exposure Limit (WEEL) for 3-methylpyridine is 2 ppm or 7.6 mg/m3, with a skin notation.