SKC OSHA/NIOSH/ASTM Sampling Guide for Fibrous glass dust

Chemical Hazard

Fibrous glass dust

CAS. No.


Sampling Methodology


Sampling Parameters

Agency Standards (ppm)




TWA 15 mg/m3

60-300 L

500-2500 ml/min

120 hrs

C/STEL 1 fbr/cc EL

48 L

1600 ml/min

Analytical Method


SKC Sampling Equipment

Filter Cassette with Cowl:225-321 

Air Sampling Pump:220-5000TC 

Limit of Detection

5.5 fibers/mm<sup>2</sup> or 0.001 fiber/cc (2400 L air volume)

This SKC Air Sampling guide is a reference only to assist users in finding the method, sampling equipment, and sampling media for a specific compound. This publication is intended for general information only and should not be used as a substitute for reviewing applicable government regulations, equipment operating instructions, or legal standards. Users must consult the appropriate sampling method for the compound of interest before sampling. The sampling parameters shown here are suggestions based on the ranges or volume, flow, and time specified in the methods. It is the responsibility of the analyst performing the sampling and analysis steps to adjust the parameters so that the required detection limits can be obtained. The information contained in this document should not be construed as legal advice or opinion nor as a final authority on legal or regulatory procedures.

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