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General Description

Synonyms: Abate prior to 9/1/89

OSHA IMIS Code Number: T195

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 3383-96-8

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: TF6890000; 59455

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, Temephos: Chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

solid
molecular weight: 466

Exposure Limits

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 5 mg/m3 TWA


Health Factors

Health Effects: Irritation-Eyes, Nose, Throat, Lungs, Skin---Marked (HE14) Nervous System Disturbances---Cholinesterase inhibition (HE6) Mutagen (HE2); LD50 (Oral, rat) 20 mg/kg

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
  • sampling media: OSHA Versatile Sampler (OVS-2) - 13 mm XAD-2 tube (270/140 mg sections, 20/60 mesh) with Glass Fiber Filter enclosed.Sampler preceded by 10 mm Nylon Cyclone
    maximum volume: 816 Liters  
    maximum flow rate: 1.7 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FPD
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Not Validated
    note: OSHA personnel may obtain sampling tubes from the Salt Lake Technical Center.
Wipe Sampling Method:
  • sampling media: Glass Fiber Filter
Bulk Method:
  • Limit the amount of bulk submitted to one gram or one mL.
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