ENDOSULFAN†

Chemical Identification
Chemical Identification
CAS # 115-29-7
Formula
 

C₉H₆Cl₆O₃S

Synonyms
 

benzoepin; endosulphan; 6,7,8,9,10-hexachloro-1,5,5a,6,9,9a-hexachloro-6,9-methano-2,4,3-benzo-dioxathiepin-3-oxide; thiodan

Physical Properties
Physical Properties
Physical description Brown crystals with a slight, sulfur dioxide odor.
Boiling point decomposes Molecular weight 406.9
Freezing point/melting point 223°F Vapor pressure 0.00001 mmHg
Flash point Vapor density
Specific gravity 1.74 Ionization potential
Lower explosive limit (LEL) Upper explosive limit (UEL)
NFPA health rating NFPA fire rating
NFPA reactivity rating NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.) 2425
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media OSHA versatile sampler (OVS-2) - 13 mm XAD-2 tube (270/140 mg) with GFF enclosed [SKC 226-30-16]
Sampling time*
 

 

Sampling volume (TWA)*
 

60 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*
 

1 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

 

Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
 

 

Analytical method instruments GC-ECD
Method reference OSHA PV2023 (partially validated)
Notes
 

 

Special requirements
 

 

* All sampling instructions above are recommended guidelines for OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs), please see the corresponding OSHA method reference for complete details.

Wipe Method
Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
 

 

Bulk Method
Bulk Method
 

Limit the amount of bulk submitted to 1 g or 1 mL.

On-Site Screening Techniques
On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
Exposure Limits
Exposure Limits
OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
NIOSH REL
Up to 10-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV©
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
CAL/OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
PEL-TWA
 

0.1 mg/m³ (Construction and Maritime only)

REL-TWA
 

0.1 mg/m³

TLV-TWA
 

0.1 mg/m³ (inhalable fraction and vapor) [2008]

PEL-TWA
 

0.1 mg/m³

PEL-STEL
 

 

REL-STEL
 

 

TLV-STEL
 

 

PEL-STEL
 

 

PEL-C
 

 

REL-C
 

 

TLV-C
 

 

PEL-C
 

 

Skin notation
 

Y

Skin notation
 

Y

Skin notation
 

Y

Skin notation
 

Y

Notes:
 

See 29 CFR 1926.55 Appendix A and 29 CFR 1915.1000 Table Z-Shipyards.

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Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
Carcinogenic classifications: TLV-A4 Notes:
 

 

AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:
 

 

Additional Resources and Literature References
Additional Resources and Literature References

NOAA: CAMEO Chemicals - Endosulfan

NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Endosulfan

Literature References

 
  • ACGIH: Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) - Endosulfan. See annual publication for most recent information.

Last Updated Date : 12/28/2020