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General Description

Synonyms: phthalic acid di-n-hexyl ester

OSHA IMIS Code Number: D700

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 84-75-3

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: TI1100000

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

colorless oily liquid aromatic odor
molecular weight: 334.50
vapor pressure: 5 mm @ 20°C
specific gravity: 1.01
boiling point: 345°C
flash point: 193°C
Health Factors

Potential Symptoms: Upper respiratory system irritation, stomach pain

Health Effects: Oral rat LD50 30,000 mg/kg irritation eye nose throat skin - mild

Affected Organs: Respiratory System; Gastrointestinal Tract

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: OSHA Versatile Sampler (OVS-Tenax) - 13 mm tube with Tenax (140/70 mg sections) with glass fiber filter enclosed
    analytical solvent: Toluene
    maximum volume: 240 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1 L/min
    current anlytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: 2 (OSHA PV2076)
    method classification: Partially Validated

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