Federal Registers - Table of Contents
• Publication Date: 04/05/1996
• Publication Type: Proposed Rules
• Fed Register #: 61:15205
• Title: Occupational Exposure to 1,3-Butadiene

DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Occupational Safety and Health Administration

29 CFR Parts 1910, 1915 and 1926

[Docket No. H-041]

Occupational Exposure to 1,3-Butadiene

AGENCY: Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Department of Labor.

ACTION: Proposed Rule; Extension of time to submit comments.



SUMMARY: On March 8, 1996, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reopened the record for the proposed revision of the 1,3 Butadiene (BD) standard. (61 FR 9381, March xx, 1996). OSHA is extending the comment period to allow additional time for parties to address the issues raised in the document, including the joint labor/industry recommendations of January 29, 1996. The labor/industry agreement recommended that OSHA reduce the permissible exposure limits and expanded on some provisions that were addressed in OSHA's 1990 proposal. (55 FR 32736, August 10, 1990).

DATES: Written comments must be postmarked by April 26, 1996.

ADDRESSES: Comments are to be submitted in quadruplicate to the Docket Office, Docket No. H-041, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-2634, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Telephone (202) 219-7894. Written comments limited to 10 pages or less in length may also be transmitted by facsimile to (202) 219-5046, provided the original and 3 copies are sent to the Docket Office thereafter.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anne C. Cyr, Office of Information and Consumer Affairs, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N-3647, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20210. Telephone (202) 219-8148. Copies of the labor/industry recommendations and submissions to the record are available for inspection and copying in the Docket Office. For electronic copies of this notice, contact the Labor News Bulletin Board (202) 219-4784; or OSHA's WebPage on the Internet at