- OSHA IMIS Code Number: A165
- Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 1162-65-8
- Carcinogenic Classification:
- International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 1, carcinogenic to humans (PDF)
- Health Effects: LD50 (oral, rat) 5 mg/kg
Monitoring Methods used by OSHA
Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method:
- Call Salt Lake Technical Center for sampling instructions for all Aflatoxins.
GC/FID, column- 15m 0.25µm DB-5, temperature 50-300°C at 15°C/min. "When the initial temperature of the column and injector was higher than 60°C, all four AF peaks became broad and the sensitivity was reduced." Analytical solvent was benzene:acetonitrile (98:2).
Goto, Tetsuhisa; Journal of Chromatography, 447 (1988) 410-4.
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