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Xylol, Dimethylbenzene, Xylenen, Methyl Toluene, Xylole)
Profile: Moderately toxic by intraperitoneal and subcutaneous route.
Mildly toxic by ingestion and inhalation. Human systemic effects by
inhalation: olfactory changes, conjunctiva irritation and pulmonary
changes. Experimental teratogenic and reproductive effects. Mutation
data reported. A human eye irritant. An experimental skin and severe
eye irritant. Some temporary corneal effects are noted, as well as some
conjunctival irritation by instillation (adding drops to the eye one at
a time). Irritation can start at 200 ppm. A very dangerous fire hazard
when exposed to heat or flame.
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 29 CFR 1910.1000 -"Air
Contaminants Z-1 Table" 100 ppm - 8 hour TWA
Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), “Right to Know Law.”
Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), "Pocket Guide to
Chemical Hazards", 100 ppm - 8 hour TWA and 150 ppm - 15 minute STEL.
Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), 100 ppm - 8
hour TWA and 150 ppm - 15 minute STEL
Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), "The
Environment of Care Standards and Scoring Guidelines"
Item # 4780
Minimum Detectable: 0.039 ppm 8 Hour TWA; 1.3 ppm 15 Min. STEL
Shelf Life: 1 Year
Accuracy: TWA ±9.9% STEL ±13.7%
Exposure Length: 8 hr. TWA or 15 min. STEL
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