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Glutaraldehyde

Synonyms & Trade Names
Glutaric dialdehyde, 1,5-Pentanedial
CAS No.
111-30-8
RTECS No.
MA2450000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
OCH(CH2)3CHO
Conversion
1 ppm = 4.09 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
C 0.2 ppm (0.8 mg/m3) See Appendix C (Aldehydes)
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 2532;
OSHA 64
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a pungent odor.
Molecular Weight
100.1
Boiling Point
212°F
Freezing Point
7°F
Solubility
Miscible
Vapor Pressure
17 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
1.10
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Liquid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers, strong bases [Note: Alkaline solutions of glutaraldehyde (i.e., activated glutaraldehyde) react with alcohol, ketones, amines, hydrazines & proteins.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; dermatitis, sensitization skin; cough, asthma; nausea, vomiting
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 or contaminated
Change:No recommendation
Provide:Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Water flush immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 0352
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