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General Description

Synonyms: 7-Oxabicyclo(4.1.0) Heptane, 3-(Epoxyethyl)-; 1,2-Epoxy-4-(epoxyethyl)cyclohexane; 1-Epoxyethyl-3,4-epoxycyclohexane; Vinyl Cyclohexene Diepoxide

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 2581

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 106-87-6

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: RN8640000; 53353

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

molecular weight: 140.20
molecular formula: C8H12O2
boiling point: 227°C
flash point: 110°C

Exposure Limits

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 0.1 ppm TWA (Skin); Appendix A3 (Confirmed Animal Carcinogen with Unknown Relevance to Humans)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 10 ppm TWA (Skin), Potential Carcinogen

Health Factors

Carcinogenic Classification:

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 3, not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans

Health Effects: Irritation-Eye, Nose, Throat, Skin---Marked (HE12) Mutagen (HE2) Chronic (Cumulative) Toxicity-Suspect Carcinogen or mutagen

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: XAD-2 Tube (80/40 mg sections, 20/50 mesh)
    analytical solvent: Carbon Disulfide
    maximum volume: 10 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 0.2 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: 2 (OSHA PV2083)
    method classification: Partially Validated

Conditions: Column: RtX Volatiles Oven: 150 for 5 min then 15 deg/min to 200 deg Detector: 220 deg C Injector: 200 deg C

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