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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Glyoxal, 40%

RTECS #

MD2700000

CAS #

107-22-2

Updated

November 2009

Molecular Weight

58.04

Molecular Formula

C2H2O2

Synonyms

Aerotex glyoxal 40

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
eye /rabbit 100 µL mildNTIS** OTS0535504
skin /rabbit 258 mg open irritation test mildUCDS** 11/12/1965

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 2410 mg/m3/4HOlfaction: Other olfaction effects

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea
NTIS** OTS0535127
oral/guinea pig lethal dose (50 percent kill): 10 gm/kgNTIS** OTS0538086
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1280 mg/kgNTIS** OTS0538086
oral/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): >3175 mg/kgNTIS** OTS0538086
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2960 mg/kgBehavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory depression

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Other changes
NTIS** OTS0535124
skin/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): 10 mL/kgUCDS** 11/12/1965
skin/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): >2 gm/kgSkin: After systemic exposure: Dermatitis, otherNTIS** OTS0535506

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 84477; Number of Industries 27; Total Number of Facilities 2151; Number of Occupations 40; Total Number of Employees Exposed 50395; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 9890
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 84477; Number of Industries 16; Total Number of Facilities 630; Number of Occupations 19; Total Number of Employees Exposed 3846

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EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies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
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