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Pentane, 2 - methyl -

RTECS #: SA2985000

CAS #: 107-83-5


UPDATE: May 2008 MW: 86.20 MF: C6H14


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA:
  3. REVIEWS:
  4. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  5. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  6. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  7. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. 1,1 - Dimethylbutane
  2. 2 - Methylpentane
  1. Isohexane (ACGIH)
  2. Kyowazol C 600


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

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


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
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


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
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
oral
rat
lowest published toxic dose: 10 gm/kg/4 week- intermittent Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in tubules (including acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis)

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
TIHEEC 1(3),67,1985


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value time-weighted average 500 ppm;short term exposure limit 1000 ppm DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Exposure Limit - FRANCE VME 500 ppm (1800 mg/m3), FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE NETHERLANDS MAC-TGG 720 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 500 ppm (1760 mg/m3);
short term exposure limit 1000 ppm (3500 mg/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWEDEN time-weighted average 200 ppm (700 mg/m3);
short term exposure limit 300 ppm (1100 mg/m3), JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 200 ppm (700 mg/m3),KZG- week 400 ppm (1400 mg/m3), DEC2006


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 82894;
Number of Industries 3;
Total Number of Facilities 13;
Number of Occupations 3;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 533;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 216


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

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


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
TIHEEC Toxicology and Industrial Health. (Princeton Scientific Pub. Co., POB 2155, Princeton, NJ 08540) V.1- 1985-

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