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General Description

Synonyms: N-(2-Fluorenyl)acetamide; 2-AAF; 2-Acetaminofluorene

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0065

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 53-96-3

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects (RTECS) Identification Number: AB9450000; 839

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

    solid; soluble in alcohols and glycols; insoluble in water
    molecular weight: 223
    melting point: 194°C
Exposure Limits

OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 29 CFR 1910.1014, Potential Carcinogen

Health Factors

Carcinogenic Classification:

    National Toxicology Program (NTP): Suspect Human Carcinogen

Potential Symptoms: Reduced functioning of liver, kidneys, bladder, pancreas (carcinogenic)

Health Effects: Cancer - Currently regulated by OSHA as a carcinogen; chiefly work practice standards (HE1) LD50 (oral,mouse) 1020 mg/kg

Affected Organs: Liver, bladder, kidney, pancreas, skin, lungs

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Glass Fiber Filter (37 mm)
    analytical solvent: Acetonitrile
    maximum volume: 250 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/UV
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Not Validated

Conditions: Acetonitrile extraction; C18 column; UV det: 280, 313; 0.6 mL/min; 75% methanol 25% water; retention time, 11.3 min; DL 0.8 ng/inj; C/P DB 3/83

Wipe Sampling Method:

  • sampling media: Glass Fiber Filter.

Bulk Method:

  • Limit the amount of bulk submitted to one gram or one mL.

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