Assay Technology’s Industrial Hygiene Sampling Guide

Lines with Bold Text are our recommendations.

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  • Use the  search feature or the drop down menus to narrow your selection.
  • Bolded rows show our recommended Badge/Chemical combination.
  • Items beginning with “5” are badges.  Items beginning with “J6” are tubes.  Items beginning with “JS” or “J5” are cassettes.
  • Filter by test group to determine which chemicals can be analyzed together.
  • Use our pins!  Keep the chemicals on the screen while you look for others!  Click the pin to the left of the chemical name to keep it on screen.
  • Click on the “+” for more information about a chemical.
  • Click on the item number to link to more information about a product.
  • All reporting limits listed are 8 hour TWAs.  To determine the STEL reporting limit multiply by 32.)
  • All 521 sampling rates are with both covers removed.
  • The 521 and 580 badges have been replaced bye the 525 and 581, TraceAir II, badges.  The 521 and 580 technical information will be listed here until the last lots have expired.
  • Many of the NIOSH/OSHA methods have been modified.  For a list of significant modifications, click here.
  • Cannot locate your chemical? Call us at 1-800-833-1258 ext. 4, or email customer service.


Chemical Name CAS Number Badge/Media Description Sampling Rate (mL/min) PEL STEL 8 hr Rpt Lmt RL (ug) Vol (L) TAT Test Group Analysis Price, 1st Chemical Analysis Price, Same Test Group, 2nd Chemical Method Ref Synonyms Notes