SKC OSHA/NIOSH/ASTM Sampling Guide for Wood spirit (methanol)

Chemical Hazard

Wood spirit (methanol)

CAS. No.


Sampling Methodology

NIOSH 2000

Sampling Parameters

Agency Standards (ppm)




TWA 200

1 L (at 200 ppm) to 5 L

20 ml/min

4 hrs

C/STEL 250

3 L L

200 ml/min

15 hrs

Analytical Method


SKC Sampling Equipment

Sorbent Tube:226-51 

Air Sampling Pump:220-1000TC 

Limit of Detection

0.7 µg/sample

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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