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General Description

Synonyms: n-Serve; Nitrapyrin; alpha, alpha, alpha-6-Tetrachloro-2-picoline

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0684

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 1929-82-4

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: US7525000; 70725

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, 2-Chloro-6-trichloromethyl pyridine: chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

solid
molecular weight: 231


Exposure Limits

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 10 mg/m3 TWA; 20 mg/m3 STEL; Appendix A4 (Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen) (TLV listed for Nitrapyrin)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 10 mg/m3 TWA; 20 mg/m3 STEL


Health Factors

Health Effects: Explosive, Flammable (No adverse effects when Good Housekeeping Practices are used) (HE18)


Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: OSHA Versatile Sampler (OVS-2) - 13 mm XAD-2 tube (270/140 mg sections, 20/60 mesh) with Glass Fiber Filter enclosed
    maximum volume: 480 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    analytical 1: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/UV or GC/ECD
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Not Validated

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