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Coumarin

General Description

  • Synonyms: Cumarin; 1,2-Benzopyrone-2H-1-benzopyran-2-one; Lactone; Coumaric Acid; Tonka Bean Camphor; Diesel Exhaust Component cis-o-coumaric acid lactone
  • OSHA IMIS Code Number: C618
  • Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 91-64-5
  • NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: GN4200000; 27108

Health Factors

  • Carcinogenic Classification:
    • International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) carcinogenic classification: Group 3, not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
  • XAD-2 tube (100/50 mg sections, 15/50 mesh)
  • maximum volume: 96 Liters
  • maximum flow rate: 0.2 L/min
  • current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/U
  • analytical solvent: (90:10) Methylene Chloride/Methanol
  • method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
  • method classification: Partially Validated
Conditions:

Column: Mobile Phase: Acetonitrile: Water: H3PO4 Detector Wavelength: Detection Limit:

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