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Divinyl benzene

Synonyms & Trade Names
Diethylene benzene, DVB, Vinylstyrene [Note: Commercial product contains all 3 isomers, but m-isomer predominates. Usually contains an inhibitor to prevent polymerization.]
CAS No.
1321-74-0 (mixed isomers)
RTECS No.
CZ9370000
DOT ID & Guide
2049 130
Formula
C6H4(HC=CH2)2
Conversion
1 ppm = 5.33 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 10 ppm (50 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

OSHA 89
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Pale, straw-colored liquid.
MW:
130.2
BP:
392°F
FRZ:
-88°F
Sol:
0.005%
VP:
0.7 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
0.93
Fl.P(oc): 169°F
UEL:
6.2%
LEL:
1.1%
Class IIIA Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 140°F and below 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; skin burns; in animals: central nervous system depression
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: Prevent skin contact
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: When contaminated
Remove: When wet or contaminated
Change: No recommendation
Provide: Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap flush immediately
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0885
 
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