Specific Medical Tests or Examinations Published in the Literature
for OSHA-Regulated Substances

Formaldehyde

CAS No: 50-00-0

NOTE:
(1) Efficacy of Medical Tests has not been evaluated.
(2) NIOSH references include diagnostic, screening, and other tests.
(3) OSHA mandated medical tests, if any, are provided in BOLD on a yellow background.
(4) This HTML page was created from DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-11O. December 2004.
(5) If a medical test/examination contains multiple references, each is listed separately.

Editor(s) / Author(s)
Specific Medical Test(s)
or Examination(s)
Reference(s)

US DOL OSHA.

Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Forced Vital Capacity
  • Forced Expiratory Volume (1 sec)
  • Forced Expiratory Flow Rate


Code of Federal Regulations. 29 CFR Part 1910.1000. Subpart Z. Air Contaminants. US Government Printing Office. July 1, 2004.

Proctor NH, Hughes JP.

Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Forced Vital Capacity
  • Forced Expiratory Volume (1 sec)
  • Forced Expiratory Flow Rate


Chemical Hazards of the Workplace. JB Lippincott Company. 1978.

Baselt RC.

Whole Blood (chemical/metabolite)



Biological Monitoring Methods for Industrial Chemicals. 3rd Edition. Chemical Toxicology Institute,1997.

Kneip TJ, Crable JV.

Whole Blood (chemical/metabolite)



Methods for Biological Monitoring A Manual for Assessing Human Exposure to Hazardous Substances. Am Public Health Association. 1988.

Proctor NH, Hughes JP.

Chest X-ray



Chemical Hazards of the Workplace. JB Lippincott Company. 1978.

US DHHS PHS CDC NIOSH and US DOL OSHA.

Pulmonary Function Tests
  • Pre- & Post-Shift


NIOSH/OSHA Occupational Health Guidelines for Chemical Hazards DHHS (NIOSH) Pub No. 81-123; 88-118; Suppls. I-IV. 19811995.

Proctor NH, Hughes JP.

Photopatch Testing



Chemical Hazards of the Workplace. JB Lippincott Company. 1978.

Kneip TJ, Crable JV.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)



Methods for Biological Monitoring A Manual for Assessing Human Exposure to Hazardous Substances. Am Public Health Association. 1988.

Baselt RC.

Urine (chemical/metabolite)
  • Pre- & Post-Shift


Biological Monitoring Methods for Industrial Chemicals. 3rd Edition. Chemical Toxicology Institute,1997.