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General Description

Synonyms: 2-[5-Ethyltetrahydro-5-[tetrahydro-3-methyl-5-[tetrahydro- 6-hydroxy-6-(hydroxymethyl)-3,5-dimethyl-2H-pyran-2-yl]-2- furyl-9-hydroxy-beta-methoxy-alpha,gamma,2,8-tetramethyl- 1,6-dioxaspiro[4.5]decane-7-butyric acid; monensic acid

OSHA IMIS Code Number: M196

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 17090-79-8

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: JH2829500; 31835

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

crystals
melting point: 103-105°C
melting point: 267-269°C for Na Salt

Health Factors

Health Effects: LD50 (oral, mice) 44 mg/kg

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Glass Fiber Filter (37 mm)
    maximum volume: 960 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 2.0 L/min
    current analytical method: Colorimetric
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Not Validated

Conditions: C/P YC

Bulk Method:

  • Limit the amount of bulk submitted to one gram or one mL.

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