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General Description

Synonyms: Acetic Acid Amide; Acetimidic Acid; Ethanamide; NCI-C02108; Methanecarboxyamide

OSHA IMIS Code Number: A625

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 60-35-5

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects (RTECS) Identification Number: AB4025000; 139

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

    molecular weight: 59.07
    density: 1.159
    boiling point: 222°
    melting point: 81°
Health Factors

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 2B, possibly carcinogenic to humans [157 KB PDF, 30 pages]

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Silica Gel Tube (150/75 mg sections, 20/40 mesh)
    analytical solvent: Methanol
    maximum volume: 10 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 0.1 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: 2 (OSHA PV2084)
    method classification: Partially Validated

Conditions: Note: Seventeen percent loss during retention study not due to breakthrough may indicate a problem. Further studies should be done.

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