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General Description

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 2000

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 8002-74-2

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: RV0350000; 54488

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

molecular formula: C18-C36

Exposure Limits

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 2 mg/m3 TWA

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 2 mg/m3 TWA

Health Factors

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

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Glass Fiber Filter (37 mm)
    analytical solvent: Carbon Disulfide
    maximum volume: 100 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: OSHA Analytical Method (PV2047)
    method classification: Partially Validated

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