DIESEL FUEL

Chemical Identification
CAS # 68334-30-5; 68476-30-2; 68476-31-3; 68476-34-6; 77650-28-3
Formula

Varies

Synonyms

diesel fuel oil; 1-D; 2-D

Physical Properties
Physical description A straw yellow to dark colored liquid with a petroleum-like odor.
Boiling point 540-640°F Molecular weight varies
Freezing point/melting point 0°F Vapor pressure 2.17 mmHg
Flash point 125°F Vapor density
Specific gravity 0.841 at 60.8°F Ionization potential
Lower explosive limit (LEL) 1.3% Upper explosive limit (UEL) 6%
NFPA health rating 1 NFPA fire rating 2
NFPA reactivity rating 0 NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
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
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 REL-TWA TLV-TWA

100 mg/m³ (inhalable fraction and vapor) [2007]

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

NA

Skin notation

NA

Skin notation

Y

Skin notation

NA

Notes:

Not established

Notes:

Not established

Notes: Notes:

Not established

Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
Carcinogenic classifications: TLV-A3; IARC-2B (marine); IARC-3 (light distillate) Notes:
AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:

300 mg/m³/1000 mg/m³/--

Last Updated Date : 12/28/2020