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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Propionic anhydride

RTECS #

UF9100000

CAS #

123-62-6

Updated

June 1998

Molecular Weight

130.16

Molecular Formula

C6H10O3

Synonyms

Anhydrid kyseliny propionove (Czech)
Methylacetic anhydride
Propanoic anhydride
Propionic acid anhydride
Propionyl oxide

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
skin /rabbit 510 mg open irritation test moderateUCDS** 12/15/1970

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2360 mg/kgAMIHBC 10,61,1954
skin/guinea pig lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1 mL/kgSkin: After systemic exposure: Dermatitis, otherNTIS** OTS0533570
skin/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): 10 mL/kgAMIHBC 10,61,1954

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code A1181; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 3; Number of Occupations 2; Total Number of Employees Exposed 489; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 32
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code A1181; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 33; Number of Occupations 1; Total Number of Employees Exposed 66

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EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies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