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General Description

Synonyms: Actylol: Ethyl alpha-hydroxypropionate; Ethyl-2-hydroxypropionate

OSHA IMIS Code Number: E227

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 97-64-3

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: OD5075000; 8612

Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: UN1192

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

molecular weight: 118.13
molecular formula: C5H10O3
boiling point: 154°C
melting point: (-25)°C
flash point: 46°C (closed cup)

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Charcoal Tube (100/50 mg sections, 20/40 mesh)
    analytical solvent: (95:5) Methylene Chloride/Methanol
    maximum volume: 10 Liter
    maximum flow rate: 0.2 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: 2 (OSHA PV2081)
    method classification: Partially Validated

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