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Document ID (ISN)48390
CIS number 87-842
Year 1987
Convention or series no. Fiche toxicologique No.167-1987
Title 2-Methyl-2,4-pentanediol
Original title 2-MÚthyl-2,4-pentanediol [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75690 Paris Cedex 14, France, 1987. 4p. 12 ref.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Synonym: hexylene glycol. Moderately flammable liquid. Is absorbed through the skin. Irritates the eyes and mucous membranes at concentrations above 1,000ppm. Exposure limit: ACGIH (USA, 1986) Ceiling limit = 125mg/m3.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; hexylene glycol; France
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; data sheet; USA; toxicology; skin absorption; labelling; limitation of exposure; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; spills; health hazards; legislation; sampling and analysis; replaced; irritants
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Alcohols
Occupational exposure limits
Glycols