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Cellulose

Synonyms & Trade Names
Hydroxycellulose, Pyrocellulose
CAS No.
9004-34-6
RTECS No.
FJ5691460
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
(C6H10O5)n
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 10 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
OSHA PEL
TWA 15 mg/m3 (total) TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp)
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 0500 , 0600 , 7404
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Odorless, white substance. [Note: The principal fiber cell wall material of vegetable tissues (wood, cotton, flax, grass, etc.).]
Molecular Weight
160,000-560,000
Boiling Point
Decomposes
Melting Point
500-518°F (Decomposes)
Solubility
Insoluble
Vapor Pressure
0 mmHg (approx)
Ionization Potential
NA
Specific Gravity
1.27-1.61
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Combustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Water, bromine pentafluoride, sodium nitrate, fluorine, strong oxidizers
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, mucous membrane
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:No recommendation
Eyes:No recommendation
Wash skin:No recommendation
Remove:No recommendation
Change:No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash
Breathing:Fresh air
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION
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