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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Ligroine

RTECS #

OI6180000

CAS #

8032-32-4; 8031-06-9

Updated

May 2009

Molecular Weight

N/R

Molecular Formula

N/R

Synonyms

Benzine (light petroleum distillate)
Benzoline
Canadol
Ligroin
Painters naphtha
Petroleum ether
Refined solvent naphtha
Skellysolve F
Skellysolve G
Varnish marker's naphtha
VM & P Naphtha
VM & P Naphtha (ACGIH)
VM and P Naphtha
VM&P Naphtha

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
eye /human 880 ppm/15MTXAPA9 32,263,1975

Reproductive Effects Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat 300 mg/m3/4H (1-19D pregnant)Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Musculoskeletal system

Reproductive: Effects on newborn: Behavioral
GISAAA 56(9),35,1991

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/mouse Lowest published lethal concentration: 153 gm/m3/31MBehavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Behavioral: Change in motor activity (specific assay)
BIZEA2 115,235,1921
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 3400 ppm/4HBehavioral: Convulsions or effect on seizure threshold

Behavioral: Muscle weakness
TXAPA9 32,263,1975
intravenous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 40 mg/kgPCJOAU 7,765,1973

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHUTOX* -,577,1996

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATIONFEREAC 54,7740,1989
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 300 ppm (1390 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 300 ppm (1350 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 300 ppm (1350 mg/m3);short term exposure limit 400 ppm (1800 mg/m3), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDtime-weighted average 500 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 1500 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAtime-weighted average 100 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 300 mg/m3, JUN2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO VM & P NAPHTHA-air10H time-weighted average 350 mg/m3;ceiling concentration 1800 mg/m3/15MNIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code M0630; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 5; Number of Occupations 2; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1674; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 109
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code T0180; Number of Industries 337; Total Number of Facilities 93614; Number of Occupations 196; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1319179; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 164513
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code M0630; Number of Industries 21; Total Number of Facilities 1437; Number of Occupations 22; Total Number of Employees Exposed 10998
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code M2829; Number of Industries 459; Total Number of Facilities 182022; Number of Occupations 231; Total Number of Employees Exposed 2414497
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code T0180; Number of Industries 16; Total Number of Facilities 1133; Number of Occupations 12; Total Number of Employees Exposed 3524

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
NIOSH Analytical Method, 1994: Naphthas, 1550
OSHA ANALYTICAL METHOD #48
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