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1-Chloro-4-trifluoromethylbenzene

General Description

Synonyms:

Benzene, 1-chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)-; p-Chlorobenzotrifluoride; (p-Chlorophenyl)trifluoromethane; p-(Trifluoromethyl)chlorobenzene; p-Trifluoromethylphenyl chloride, p-Chloro-alpha, alpha, alpha-trifluorotoluene

OSHA IMIS Code Number:

R249

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number:

98-56-6

Other Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number:

92709-16-5

Exposure Limits and Health Effects

Exposure Limit Limit Values HE Code Health Factors and Target Organs

OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL)

  • Not established
   

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL)

  • Not established
   

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV)

  • Not established
   

CAL/OSHA PELs

  • Not established

National Toxicology Program (NTP) carcinogenic classification:

Not listed

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) carcinogenic classification:

Not listed

EPA carcinogenic classification:

Not listed

EPA Inhalation Reference Concentration (RfC):

Not established

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) Inhalation Minimal Risk Level (MRL):

Not established

NIOSH Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH) concentration:

Not established

Notes on Other Potential Health Effects and Hazards

  1. Exposure may cause irritation to the skin, eyes, and mucous membranes (Pohanish 2008).
  2. In June 2009, the National Toxicology Program developed a Chemical Information Profile for 1-Chloro-4-(trifluoromethyl)benzene [CAS No. 98-56-6] supporting nomination for toxicological evaluation (NTP 2009).

Date Last Revised:

9/6/2012

Literature Basis

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
  • Charcoal Tube (100/50 mg sections, 20/40 mesh)
  • analytical solvent: Carbon Disulfide/Methanol (99:1)
  • maximum volume: 10 Liters
  • maximum flow rate: 0.2 L/min (TWA)
  • current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
  • method reference: NIOSH Analytical Method (NIOSH 1026) [101 KB PDF, 3 pages]
  • method classification: Partially Validated

note: Samples must be refrigerated for shipment to laboratory. Sample stability is 7 days at 25°C; and 30 days at 5°C.

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