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Propane

RTECS #: TX2275000

CAS #: 74-98-6


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 44.11 MF: C3H8


NOTE:

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

SYNONYMS:

  1. Dimethylmethane
  2. LPG
  3. Liquefied petroleum gas
  4. Propane (ACGIH:OSHA)
  1. Propyl hydride
  2. R 290
  3. n - Propane


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


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value time-weighted average 1000 ppm DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
MUREAV 566,21,2004
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
MUREAV 544,313,2003
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
HUTOX* -,577,1996


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD ASPHYXIANTS/GASES DTLWS* 3,215,1973
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry) 8 hour time-weighted average 1000 ppm (1800 mg/m3) CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors) 8 hour time-weighted average 1000 ppm (1800 mg/m3) CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA Asphyxiant, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 1000 ppm ( mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK time-weighted average 1000 ppm (1800 mg/m3), OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - FINLAND time-weighted average 800 ppm (1100 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - GERMANY MAK 1800 mg/m3 (1000 mL/m3), 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO Simple asphyxiant, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND Simple asphyxiant, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE PHILIPPINES time-weighted average 1000 ppm (1800 mg/m3), JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 1000 ppm (1800 mg/m3),KZG- week 4000 ppm (7200 mg/m3), DEC2006
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value;

time-weighted average 1000 ppm
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value
time-weighted average 1000 ppm


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO PROPANE-air 10 hour time-weighted average 1000 ppm NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 26615;
Number of Industries 342;
Total Number of Facilities 95,086;
Number of Occupations 192;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 1,005,020
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 26615;
Number of Industries 396;
Total Number of Facilities 129,448;
Number of Occupations 236;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 2,071,479;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 528,348


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
Used as a fuel gas, in organic synthesis and as a refrigerant
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

CFRGBR Code of Federal Regulations. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt. of Documents, Washington, DC 20402)
DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
DTLWS* "Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values for Substances in Workroom Air," Supplements. For publisher information, see 85INA8.
HUTOX*
MUREAV Mutation Research. (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1- 1964-
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.

Used as a fuel gas, in organic synthesis and as a refrigerant

NIOSH PROFILE (PETROLEUM REFINING), FIRL, 4/78

RTECS Compound Description:
   Agricultural Chemical

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