BROOMFIELD, Colo. -- (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Affygility Solutions is pleased to announce that its occupational exposure limit monograph is now available for delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, the principal psychoactive ingredient in marijuana.
“With the recent legalization of recreational marijuana use in both Colorado and Washington, and the expected expansion of its legal use in other states, we believe that occupational exposure to the active ingredient in marijuana will become an emerging issue of concern,” said Dean M. Calhoun, President and CEO of Affygility Solutions. “Currently, there are no state or federal occupational exposure standards to protect workers in this industry from the adverse effects of the inhalation of THC during growing, harvesting, or processing activities.”
The occupational exposure limit monograph for delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol is available for purchase and instant download as an OEL Fastrac monograph. For monograph details, go to: http://oelfastrac.com/tetrahydrocannabinol.html.
About OEL Fastrac™
OEL Fastrac™ is an innovative online service by Affygility Solutions that provides life science professionals with high-quality documents containing the necessary information to properly classify and protect their employees from the hazards of potent active pharmaceutical ingredients. In addition, at no additional cost, many of the OEL Fastrac monographs contain the acceptable daily exposure limit (ADE) required under Risk-MaPP. OEL Fastrac is a paradigm shift from the traditional way these documents are provided, resulting in significant cost savings and greatly reduced lead-times for pharmaceutical manufacturing and contract manufacturing companies. Occupational toxicologists and industrial hygiene professionals with decades of industry experience prepare all OEL Fastrac documents.
About Affygility Solutions
Since 2002, Affygility Solutions has provided environmental, health and safety services to the biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and medical device industry. Our services include the Affytrac EH&S management tool, online training seminars, potent compound safety and categorization, occupational exposure limits, toxicology services and more. We've provided these services to small, mid-size and large companies throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. For more information, go to affygility.com.