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Benzene, diethyl -

RTECS #: CZ5600000

CAS #: 25340-17-4


UPDATE: February 2006 MW: 134.24 MF: C10H14


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA:
  3. REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA:
  4. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  5. OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA:
  6. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  7. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  8. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  9. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Diethylbenzene
  2. Diethylbenzol
  1. MCS - 2313


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
eye
rabbit
88 mg mild AMIHAB 14,387,1956
skin
rabbit
1,00% moderate AMIHAB 14,387,1956


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
oral
rat
lowest published toxic dose: 2 gm/kg (6-15 day pregnant) Reproductive: Other effects on female

Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus)
NTIS** OTS0539741


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
mouse
lowest published lethal concentration: 3 gm/m3 Behavioral: Altered sleep time (including change in righting reflex)

Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Behavioral: Excitement
GTPZAB 9(12),19,1965
inhalation
rat
lowest published lethal concentration: 3 gm/m3 Behavioral: Altered sleep time (including change in righting reflex)

Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Behavioral: Excitement
GTPZAB 9(12),19,1965
intravenous
mammal (species unspecified)
lowest published lethal dose: 317 g/kg N/R APJUA8 24,179,1974
oral
mammal (species unspecified)
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 6,200 mg/kg N/R GISAAA 39(4),86,1974
oral
rat
lowest published lethal dose: 5 gm/kg N/R 28ZRAQ -,57,1960
oral
rabbit
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 3 gm/kg N/R GISAAA 40(6),90,1975


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
rat
lowest published toxic concentration: 680 ppm/6 hour/18 week- intermittent Peripheral Nerve and Sensation: Recording from afferent nerve

Peripheral Nerve and Sensation: Recording from peripheral motor nerve
JJATDK 12,335,1992
inhalation
rat
lowest published toxic concentration: 50 mg/m3/22 week- intermittent Brain and Coverings: Recordings from specific areas of CNS

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes in urine composition

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Weight loss or decreased weight gain
GTPZAB 9(12),19,1965
oral
rabbit
lowest published toxic dose: 27 mg/kg/6 week- intermittent Vascular: Regional or general arteriolar or venous dilation

Liver: Other changes

Blood: Changes in serum composition (e.g. TP, bilirubin, cholesterol)
GISAAA 40(6),90,1975


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

N/R N/R N/R


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Exposure Limit - POLAND time-weighted average 100 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 400 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA time-weighted average 10 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 30 mg/m3, JUN2003


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X3692;
Number of Industries 3;
Total Number of Facilities 18;
Number of Occupations 10;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 142;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 3


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(e) Risk Notification, 8EHQ-0892-8828
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

28ZRAQ "Toxicology and Biochemistry of Aromatic Hydrocarbons," Gerarde, H., New York, Elsevier, 1960
AMIHAB AMA Archives of Industrial Health. (Chicago, IL) V.11-21, 1955-60. For publisher information, see AEHLAU.
APJUA8 Acta Pharmaceutica Jugoslavica. (FDH, Masarykova 2, 41000 Zagreb, Yugoslavia) V.1-41, 1951-91. For publisher information, see ACPHEE
GISAAA Gigiena i Sanitariya. For English translation, see HYSAAV. (V/O Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR) V.1- 1936-
GTPZAB Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. (V/O Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR) V.1-36, 1957-1992. For publisher information, see MTPEEI
JJATDK JAT, Journal of Applied Toxicology. (John Wiley & Sons Ltd., Baffins Lane, Chichester, W. Sussex PO19 1UD, UK) V.1- 1981-
NTIS** National Technical Information Service. (Springfield, VA 22161) Formerly U.S. Clearinghouse for Scientific & Technical Information.

RTECS Compound Description:
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   Primary Irritant

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