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Styrene, o - chloro -

RTECS #: WL4160000

CAS #: 2039-87-4


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 138.60 MF: C8H7Cl


NOTE:

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

SYNONYMS:

  1. 2 - Chlorostyrene
  2. Chlorostyrene
  1. o - Chlorostyrene
  2. o - Chlorostyrene (ACGIH)


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
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 3,810 ÁL/kg Behavioral: Muscle weakness

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea

Gastrointestinal: Hypermotility, diarrhea
NTIS** OTS0555044
oral
rabbit
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 4,230 ÁL/kg Behavioral: Muscle weakness

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes in urine composition
NTIS** OTS0555044


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 50 ppm;short term exposure limit 75 ppm DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA time-weighted average 50 ppm (283 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 75 ppm (425 mg/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 50 ppm (287 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 75 ppm (431 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK time-weighted average 50 ppm (285 mg/m3), OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - FRANCE VME 50 ppm (285 mg/m3), FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - KOREA time-weighted average 50 ppm (285 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 75 ppm (430 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 50 ppm (285 mg/m3);
short term exposure limit 75 ppm (430 mg/m3), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE NETHERLANDS MAC-TGG 285 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 50 ppm (283 mg/m3);
short term exposure limit 75 ppm (425 mg/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NORWAY time-weighted average 25 ppm (140 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 50 ppm (285 mg/m3), DEC2006
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value;

time-weighted average 50 ppm;
short term exposure limit 75 ppm
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value
time-weighted average 50 ppm;
short term exposure limit 75 ppm


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO o-CHLOROSTYRENE-air 10 hour time-weighted average 50 ppm;
short term exposure limit 75 ppm
NIOSH* DHHS #95-121,1995


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

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
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
NTIS** National Technical Information Service. (Springfield, VA 22161) Formerly U.S. Clearinghouse for Scientific & Technical Information.

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