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1-Nitropropane

Synonyms & Trade Names
Nitropropane, 1-NP
CAS No.
108-03-2
RTECS No.
TZ5075000
DOT ID & Guide
2608 129
Formula
CH3CH2CH2NO2
Conversion
1 ppm = 3.64 mg/m3
IDLH
1000 ppm
See: 108032
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 25 ppm (90 mg/m3)
OSHA PEL
: TWA 25 ppm (90 mg/m3)
Measurement Methods

OSHA 46
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a somewhat disagreeable odor.
MW:
89.1
BP:
269°F
FRZ:
-162°F
Sol:
1%
VP:
8 mmHg
IP:
10.81 eV
Sp.Gr:
1.00
Fl.P:
96°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
2.2%
Class IC Flammable Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 73°F and below 100°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Amines; strong acids, alkalis & oxidizers; hydrocarbons & other combustible materials; metal oxides
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes; headache, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; in animals: liver, kidney damage
Target Organs
Eyes, central nervous system, liver, kidneys
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin: No recommendation
Eyes: Prevent eye contact
Wash skin: No recommendation
Remove: When wet (flammable)
Change: No recommendation
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye: Irrigate immediately
Skin: Soap wash promptly
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 250 ppm:
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator*

Up to 625 ppm:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode*

Up to 1000 ppm:
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator 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:
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 1050
 
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