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Amyl Nitrite

General Description

  • Synonyms: n-Amyl Nitrite; Nitramyl; 1-Nitropentane; Pentyl Nitrite; Pentyl Alcohol Nitrite
  • OSHA IMIS Code Number: A607
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 463-04-7
  • NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: RA1140000; 52006
  • Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Emergency Response Guidebook: UN1112 140 Oxidizers

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Secondary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SAM2):
  • Charcoal Tube (100/50 mg sections, 20/40 mesh)
  • maximum volume: 8.5 Liters
  • maximum flow rate: 0.2 L/min
  • current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/U.
  • method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
  • method classification: Not Validated
  • note: Protect samples from light and heat.

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