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General Description

Synonyms: 4-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol; Pinakon

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 1389

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 107-41-5

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: SA0810000; 54669

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

clear liquid
molecular weight: 118.17
boiling point: 198°C
molecular formula: C6H14O2

Exposure Limits

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 25 ppm, 121 mg/m3 Ceiling

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 25 ppm Ceiling

Health Factors

Health Effects: Irritation-Eye, Nose, Throat, Skin---Mild (HE16)

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
    minimum time: 15 Minutes
    maximum flow rate: 0.2 L/min (Ceiling)
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Partially Validated

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