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General Description

Synonyms: 4,4'-(1-Methylethylidene)bisphenol; 4,4'Isopropylidenediphenol; 2,2-bis(4-Hydroxyphenyl)propane

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0372

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 80-05-7

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: SL6300000

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

white crystals
molecular weight: 228.3
vapor pressure: Pa at 190°C: 87
molecular formula: C15H16O2; (CH3)2C(C6H4OH)2
boiling point: 1.7 kPa: 250-252°C
melting point: 152-153°C

Incompatibilities: Reacts violently with acid anhydrides, acid chlorides, strong bases and strong oxidants.

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Glass Fiber Filter (37 mm)
    analytical solvent: Acetonitrile
    maximum volume: 360 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.5 L/min
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/UV
    method reference: NIOSH Manual of Analytical Methods (NIOSH 333)
    method classification: Partially Validated

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