ACRIDINE†

Chemical Identification
CAS # 260-94-6
Formula

C₁₃H₉N

Synonyms

benzo[B]quinoline

Physical Properties
Physical description Small colorless needle-like crystalline solid.
Boiling point 655°F Molecular weight 179.22
Freezing point/melting point 225-230°F Vapor pressure varies depending upon the specific compound
Flash point Vapor density
Specific gravity 1.2 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
Analyte code (IMIS no.) A506
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media Coal Tar Pitch Volatiles (CTPV) Sampling Filters and Cassette [SLTC109]
Sampling time*

480 min

Sampling volume (TWA)*

960 L

Sampling flow rate (TWA)*

2 L/min

Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
Analytical method instruments HPLC
Method reference OSHA 58 (fully validated)
Notes

OSHA 58 is validated in conjunction with Coal Tar Pitch Volatiles and Coke Oven Emissions.

These media are prepared by SLTC as needed and are not available for immediate shipment. Please allow time for SLTC to prepare these media prior to sampling.

Special requirements

After sampling, filter must be transferred to a vial with a Teflon-lined cap. Sample must be protected from direct sunlight.

* 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
Sampler/Sampling media
Bulk Method
Bulk Method
On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
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

0.2 mg/m³ as Coal tar pitch volatiles (benzene soluble fraction)

REL-TWA

0.1 mg/m³ (cyclohexane-extractable fraction)

TLV-TWA

0.2 mg/m³ [1984]

PEL-TWA

0.2 mg/m³

PEL-STEL REL-STEL TLV-STEL PEL-STEL
PEL-C REL-C TLV-C PEL-C
Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Notes:

See 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-1.

Notes:

CARCINOGEN (Ca): REDUCE EXPOSURE TO LOWEST FEASIBLE CONCENTRATION. See Appendix A, NIOSH Potential Occupational Carcinogens. See also Appendix C, Supplementary Exposure Limits.

Notes: Notes:

Coal tar pitch volatiles. See footnote [i].

Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH

80 mg/m³

Carcinogenic classifications: NIOSH-Ca, TLV-A1 Notes:

Ca

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

Last Updated Date : 01/28/2021