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General Description

Synonyms: Halowax 1051

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 1955

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 2234-13-1

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: QK0250000

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

pale yellow solid with an aromatic odor
molecular weight: 404
vapor pressure: 11 mm
boiling point: approx. 770°F
melting point: 365°F

Incompatibilities: Strong oxidizers

Exposure Limits

OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):

General Industry: 0.1 mg/m3 (Skin)

Construction Industry: 0.1 mg/m3 TWA (Skin)

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 0.1 mg/m3 TWA; 0.3 mg/m3 STEL (Skin)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 0.1 mg/m3 TWA, 0.3 mg/m3 (Skin)

Health Factors

Potential Symptoms: Acneform dermatitis; liver damage, jaundice

Health Effects: Skin, liver

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Mixed Cellulose Ester Filter (MCEF) 0.8 microns
    analytical solvent: Hexane
    maximum volume: 30 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min (TWA)
    maximum volume: 15 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min (STEL)
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/ECD
    method reference: 1 (NIOSH S-97)
    sampling and analytical error: 0.11
    method classification: Fully Validated
    note: Collect a sample of the bulk substance and send to the lab in a separate mailing container at the time the air samples are submitted. Indicate on the sample sheet that a bulk sample has been submitted.

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