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Synonyms: Aminocaproic lactam; epsilon-Caprolactam; Hexahydro-2H-azepin-2-one; 2-Oxohexamethyleneimine
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 5 mg/m3 TWA, Inhalable Fraction and Vapor (see TLV Booklet); Appendix A5 - Not Suspected as a Human Carcinogen
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA): Not classified
Potential Symptoms: Acute (short-term) exposure may result in irritation and burning of the eyes, nose, throat, and skin. Headaches, malaise, confusion, and nervous irritation after inhalation. Chronic (long-term) exposure may cause peeling of the hands and some eye, nose, and throat irritation.
Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
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