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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Benzene, dodecyl-

RTECS #

CZ9540000

CAS #

123-01-3

Updated

February 2006

Molecular Weight

246.48

Molecular Formula

C18H30

Synonyms

1-Phenyldodecane
Detergent alkylate
Dodecylbenzene
Phenyldodecan (German)

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/mouse lowest published lethal dose: 20000 mg/kgBrain and Coverings: Changes in surface EEGVCVGH* -,188,1990
oral/rat Lethal dose: >10 mL/kgLiver: Other changesAMIHAB 19,403,1959

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWZKKOBW 78,99,1972

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 30 mg/m3, JUN2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 83447; Number of Industries 43; Total Number of Facilities 3793; Number of Occupations 49; Total Number of Employees Exposed 24268; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 4020
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 83447; Number of Industries 10; Total Number of Facilities 1215; Number of Occupations 17; Total Number of Employees Exposed 13768

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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