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Chlorinated diphenyl oxide

Synonyms & Trade Names
Synonyms depend on the degree of chlorination of diphenyl oxide [(C6H5)2O], ranging from monochlorodiphenyl oxide [(C6H4Cl)O(C6H5)] to decachlorodiphenyl oxide [(C6Cl5)O(C6Cl5)].
CAS No.
RTECS No.
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C12H10-nClnO
Conversion
IDLH
5 mg/m3
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 0.5 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
: TWA 0.5 mg/m3
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 5025
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Appearance and odor vary depending upon the specific compound.
Properties vary depending upon the specific compound.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
Acne-form dermatitis, liver damage
Target Organs
Skin, liver
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: Daily
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash promptly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 5 mg/m3:
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus 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 and acid gas canister having an N100, R100, or P100 filter.
Click here for information on selection of N, R, or P filters.
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See MEDICAL TESTS: 0043
 
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