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Document ID (ISN)56140
CIS number 91-771
Year 1989
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
National Board of Labour Protection (Finland)
Title Propylene oxide
Bibliographic information International Occupational Safety and Health Information Centre (CIS), International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1989. 2p.
Abstract Translation into English of the chemical safety information sheet described in CIS 87-854. Propylene oxide is a harmful, flammable liquid (LD50 = 1140mg/kg, TLV 8h = 100ppm). The vapour irritates the skin, eyes and mucous membranes. Inhalation has narcotic effects. The liquid is an irritant. Forms extremely flammable compounds with air. Mandatory European labelling: F, Xn, R12, R20, R21, R22, S9, S16, S26, S29.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; propylene oxide; Finland; flammable liquids
Descriptors (secondary) flammable limits; data sheet; flashpoints; autoignition temperature; chemical reactions; toxicology; inhalation; explosion hazards; labelling; limitation of exposure; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; short-term exposure; long-term exposure; health hazards; translation; fire hazards
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceFinland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Ethers
Ethylene oxide