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Synonyms: Acrylic aldehyde; Acrylaldehyde; Propenal; Allylaldehyde; Propenaldehyde; Diesel Exhaust Component
OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0110
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 107-02-8
NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: AS1050000
Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: 1092 131P (inhibited)
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, Acrolein: chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more
OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):
General Industry: 29 CFR 1910.1000 Z-1 Table -- 0.1 ppm, 0.25 mg/m3 TWAAmerican Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 0.1 ppm, 0.23 mg/m3 Ceiling; Skin; Appendix A4 - Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 0.1 ppm, 0.25 mg/m3 TWA; 0.3 ppm, 0.8 mg/m3 STEL; Appendix C - Supplementary Exposure Limits (Aldehydes)
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 3 - not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Vol. 63) [2 MB PDF, 36 pages]NIOSH Immediately Dangerous To Life or Health Concentration (IDLH): 2 ppm
Potential Symptoms: Eye, skin, mucous membrane irritation; tightness in the chest, cough, difficulty breathing, acute pulmonary edema, chronic respiratory disease, asthma; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, high blood pressure, unconsciousness.
Health Effects: Irritation - Eye, Nose, Throat, Lung, Skin---Marked (HE14); Mutagen (HE2); Sensitizer for asthma (HE9) and dermatitis; corneal and eyelid damage; LD50 (oral, rabbit) 7 mg/kg; LD50 (oral, rat) 46 mg/kg
Affected Organs: Heart, eyes, skin, respiratory system.
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