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Allyl alcohol

Synonyms & Trade Names
AA, Allylic alcohol, Propenol, 1-Propen-3-ol, 2-Propenol, Vinyl carbinol
CAS No.
107-18-6
RTECS No.
BA5075000
DOT ID & Guide
1098 131
Formula
CH2=CHCH2OH
Conversion
1 ppm = 2.38 mg/m3
IDLH
20 ppm
See: 107186
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 2 ppm (5 mg/m3) ST 4 ppm (10 mg/m3) [skin]
OSHA PEL
: TWA 2 ppm (5 mg/m3) [skin]
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 1402 , 1405
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a pungent, mustard-like odor.
MW:
58.1
BP:
205°F
FRZ:
-200°F
Sol:
Miscible
VP:
17 mmHg
IP:
9.63 eV
Sp.Gr:
0.85
Fl.P:
70°F
UEL:
18.0%
LEL:
2.5%
Class IB Flammable Liquid: Fl.P. below 73°F and BP at or above 100°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, acids, carbon tetrachloride [Note: Polymerization may be caused by elevated temperatures, oxidizers, or peroxides.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
Eye irritation, tissue damage; irritation upper respiratory system, skin; pulmonary edema
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet (flammable)
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Water flush immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 20 ppm:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode*
(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s)*
(APF = 50) Any chemical cartridge respirator with a full facepiece and organic vapor cartridge(s)
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions:
(APF = 10,000) Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode
(APF = 10,000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus

Escape:
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0095
 
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