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Document ID (ISN)77876
CIS number 02-45
Year 1988
Convention or series no. Fiche toxicologique No.167
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, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, Rev.ed., CD-ROM CD 613, 2000. 4p. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Update of data sheet already summarized in CIS 87-842. Synonyms: hexylene glycol; 2,4-dihydroxy-2-methyl pentane. Toxicity: irritation of the eyes, nose, pharynx and larynx and respiratory discomfort. Exposure limits (France): TWA = 125mg/m3 or 25ppm. EEC number and mandatory labelling codes: No.603-053-00-3; Xi, R36/38. Complete datasheet collection on CD-ROM analysed under CIS 01-201.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; hexylene glycol; France
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; data sheet; fire hazards; toxicology; skin absorption; explosion hazards; labelling; limitation of exposure; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; spills; health hazards; legislation; sampling and analysis; irritants
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Alcohols
Occupational exposure limits
Glycols