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General Description

Synonyms: 1,6-Hexanediamine

OSHA IMIS Code Number: H115

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 124-09-4

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: MO1180000

Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: UN2280

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

molecular weight: 116.21
boiling point: 204°C
melting point: 42°C
flash point: 178°F (81°C) (CC)
Health Factors

Potential Symptoms: Skin, eye, mucous membrane irritant

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Coated XAD-2 tubes (80/40 mg sections, 16/50 mesh) coating is 10% (w/w) 1-Naphthylisothiocyanate (NITC)
    analytical solvent: 2mL Dimethyl formamide
    maximum volume:
    12 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 0.1 L/min
    current analytical method: Liquid Chromatography; LC/UV at 280 and 254 nm
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-house)
    method classification: Not Validated
    note: OSHA personnel may obtain sampling tubes from the Salt Lake Technical Center.

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