PENTACHLORONAPHTHENE†

Chemical Identification
Chemical Identification
CAS # 1321-64-8
Formula

C₁₀H₃Cl₅

Synonyms

Halowax 1013; 1,2,3,4,5-pentachloronaphthalene

Physical Properties
Physical Properties
Physical description Pale-yellow or white solid or powder with an aromatic odor.
Boiling point 636°F Molecular weight 300.4
Freezing point/melting point 248°F Vapor pressure <1 mmHg
Flash point Vapor density
Specific gravity 1.67 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.)
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media
Sampling time*
Sampling volume (TWA)*
Sampling flow rate (TWA)*
Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
Analytical method instruments
Method reference
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
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

0.5 mg/m³

REL-TWA

0.5 mg/m³

TLV-TWA

0.5 mg/m³ [1970]

PEL-TWA

0.5 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 1910.1000 Table Z-1.

Notes:

See IDLH documentation for Pentachloronaphthalene

Notes: Notes:
Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH

Unknown (lack of toxicity data)

Carcinogenic classifications: 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 - Pentachloronaphthalene

NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Pentachloronaphthalene

Literature References

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

Last Updated Date : 01/08/2021