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General Description

Synonyms: 3-(1-Methyl-2-pyrrolidyl)pyridine

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 1855

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 54-11-5

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: QS5250000

Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: 1654 151

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Exposure Limits

OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):

General Industry: 29 CFR 1910.1000 Z-1 Table -- 0.5 mg/m3 TWA (Skin)

Construction Industry: 29 CFR 1926.55 Appendix A -- 0.5 mg/m3 TWA; Skin

Maritime: 29 CFR 1915.1000 Table Z-Shipyards -- 0.5 mg/m3 TWA; Skin

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 0.5 mg/m3 TWA; Skin

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 0.5 mg/m3 TWA; Skin

Health Factors

NIOSH Immediately Dangerous To Life or Health Concentration (IDLH): 5 mg/m3

Potential Symptoms: Nausea, salivation, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea; headache, dizziness, hearing, visual disturbance; confusion, lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), incoordination; cardiac arrhythmias; convulsions, dyspnea (breathing difficulty); in animals: teratogenic effects

Health Effects: Acute systemic toxicity (HE4); CNS damage (HE7) Suspect teratogen (HE5)

Affected Organs: Central nervous system, cardiovascular system, lungs, gastrointestinal tract, reproductive system

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: XAD-4 Tube (80/40 mg sections)
    maximum volume: 100 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/NPD
    method reference: (NIOSH 2551 [28 KB PDF, 4 pages])
    method classification: Partialy Validated

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