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General Description

Synonyms: Halowax 1014

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 1373

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 1335-87-1

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: QJ7350000; 50712

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

light-yellow solid with an aromatic odor
molecular weight: 335
vapor pressure: <1 mm
boiling point: 650° to 730°F
melting point: 279°F

Incompatibilities: Strong oxidizers

Exposure Limits

OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):

General Industry: 0.2 mg/m3 (Skin)

Construction Industry: 0.2 mg/m3 TWA (Skin)

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 0.2 mg/m3 TWA (Skin)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 0.2 mg/m3 TWA (Skin)

Health Factors

Potential Symptoms: Acneform dermatitis; nausea; confusion; jaundice; coma

Health Effects: Cumulative liver damage/Chloracne (HE3)

Affected Organs: Liver, skin

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Mixed Cellulose Ester Filter (MCEF) 0.8 microns
    maximum volume: 30 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/ECD
    method reference: 1 (NIOSH S-100)
    sampling and analytical error: 0.10
    method classification: Fully Validated
    note: Submit as a separate sample.

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