SKC OSHA/NIOSH/ASTM Sampling Guide for Radon progeny (on dust, in mines)

Chemical Hazard

Radon progeny (on dust, in mines)

CAS. No.

Sampling Methodology

NON 56

Sampling Parameters

Agency Standards (ppm)





5 L

2000 ml/min

5 min

Analytical Method


SKC Sampling Equipment


Filter Cassette :225-1107 


NON 56: MSHA Handbook Number PH06-IV-1(1) Metal and Nonmetal Mine Safety and Health
MSHA Handbook Series
U.S. Department of Labor
Mine Safety and Health Administration
U.S. Department of Labor
October 2006

Analyze the sample filters between 40 and 90 minutes after sample has been taken, refer to the method for details

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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