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Diethyl phthalate

Synonyms & Trade Names
DEP, Diethyl ester of phthalic acid, Ethyl phthalate
CAS No.
84-66-2
RTECS No.
TI1050000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C6H4(COOC2H5)2
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 5 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

OSHA 104
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless to water-white, oily liquid with a very slight, aromatic odor. [pesticide]
MW:
222.3
BP:
563°F
FRZ:
-41°F
Sol(77°F): 0.1% VP(77°F): 0.002 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.12
Fl.P(oc): 322°F
UEL:
?
LEL(368°F): 0.7%
Class IIIB Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 200°F.; however, ignition is difficult.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, strong acids, nitric acid, permanganates, water
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, nose, throat; headache, dizziness, nausea; lacrimation (discharge of tears); possible polyneuropathy, vestibular dysfunc; pain, numb, lassitude (weakness, exhaustion), spasms in arms & legs; in animals: reproductive effects
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, peripheral nervous system, reproductive 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: Wash regularly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0258
 
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