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General Description

Synonyms: Benzenecarbinol; Benzenemethanol; Benzoyl Alcohol; Phenylcarbinol; Phenylmethanol; alpha-Hydroxytoluene

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0337

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 100-51-6

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: DN3150000; 19460

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

molecular weight: 108.13
boiling point: 204.7C
molecular formula: C7H8O
flash point: 101C + (closed cup) 105C (open cup)
Health Factors

Health Effects: INGES ACUTE: LD50 (rat) 1230 mg/kg

Skin Irritation: Mild

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: XAD-7 Tube (100/50 mg sections, 15/50 mesh)
    analytical solvent: Methanol
    maximum volume: 24 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 0.1 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-house File)
    method classification: Partially Validated

Conditions:

  • column: 60 m DB-1 1 u film, 0.32 mm
    id oven: 80 - 160 @ 1 deg/min
    detection limit: 1 ug/mL
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