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General Description

Synonyms: Kelthane; 2,2,2-trichloro-1,1-Di-(4-Chlorophenyl)ethanol

OSHA IMIS Code Number: D126

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 115-32-2

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: DC8400000; 14578

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

crystals
melting point: 77°-78°C

Health Factors

Carcinogenic Classification:

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 3, not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Kelthane)

Health Effects: Acaricide, LD50 (oral, rat) 1495 mg/kg

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Conditions: GC/ECD; Xylene extraction; 6 ft. OV 17/QF -1 on Gas chrom Q; Oven T = 175 deg. C; Inj T = 225 deg. C; Det T = 300 deg. C; Retention time = 8.7 min; DL 0.1 ng/injection; C/P DB 3/83

Wipe Sampling Method:

  • sampling media: Whatman 41

Bulk Method:

  • Limit the amount of bulk submitted to one gram or one mL.

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