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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Cellulose, 2-hydroxyethyl ether

RTECS #

FJ5958000

CAS #

9004-62-0

Updated

October 1997

Molecular Weight

N/R

Molecular Formula

N/R

Synonyms

2-Hydroxyethyl cellulose
2-Hydroxyethyl cellulose ether
AW 15 (Polysaccharide)
BL 15
Cellosize 4400H16
Cellosize QP
Cellosize QP 1500
Cellosize QP 30000
Cellosize QP 4400
Cellosize QP3
Cellosize UT 40
Cellosize WP
Cellosize WP 300
Cellosize WP 300H
Cellosize WP 400H
Cellosize WP 4400
Cellosize WPO 9H17
Cellulose hydroxyethyl ether
Cellulose hydroxyethylate
Fuji hec-BL 20
Glutofix 600
HEC
Hec-Al 5000
Hercules N 100
Hespan
Hetastarch
Hydroxyethyl cellulose
Hydroxyethyl cellulose ether
Hydroxyethyl ether cellulose
J 164
Natrosol
Natrosol 150L
Natrosol 180L
Natrosol 240JR
Natrosol 250
Natrosol 250G
Natrosol 250H
Natrosol 250H4R
Natrosol 250HHP
Natrosol 250HHR
Natrosol 250HR
Natrosol 250HX
Natrosol 250L
Natrosol 250M
Natrosol 250MH
Natrosol 300H
Natrosol LR
OETs
Tylose H 20
Tylose H 300
Tylose H series
Tylose P
Tylose PS-X
Tylose P-X
Tylose P-Z series
Unicel QP 100MH
Unicel QP 300 H
Unicel QP 52000 H
Walocel HT 6.000 PFV

Reproductive Effects Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse 500 mg/kg (3-7D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on fertility: Post- implantation mortality (e.g., dead and/or resorbed implants per total number of implants)ANANAU 149,282,1981

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intravenous/woman lowest published lethal dose: 5100 mg/kg/6D- intermittentBrain and Coverings: Increased intracranial pressure

Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Vascular: Change in plasma or blood volume
NEJMAG 317,964,1987

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 82127; Number of Industries 167; Total Number of Facilities 27127; Number of Occupations 124; Total Number of Employees Exposed 749900; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 369916
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 82127; Number of Industries 70; Total Number of Facilities 8381; Number of Occupations 62; Total Number of Employees Exposed 95547

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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