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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Propyl ether

RTECS #

UJ5125000

CAS #

111-43-3

Updated

April 2012

Molecular Weight

102.20

Molecular Formula

C6H14O

Synonyms

1,1'-Oxybispropane
Dipropyl oxide
Ether, di-n-propyl-
Propane, 1,1'-oxybis- (9CI)

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/mouse lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 163 gm/m3/15MBehavioral: General anestheticANESAV 11,455,1950
intravenous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 204 mg/kgJPMSAE 67,566,1978

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRIAMAK-TMW 250 ppm (1050 mg/m3);KZW 330 ppm (1400 mg/m3), 2007
Occupational Exposure Limit-FINLANDtime-weighted average 250 ppm (1100 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 320 ppm (1400 mg/m3), NOV2011

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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