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Quinone

Synonyms & Trade Names
1,4-Benzoquinone, p-Benzoquinone, 1,4-Cyclohexadiene dioxide, p-Quinone
CAS No.
106-51-4
RTECS No.
DK2625000
DOT ID & Guide
2587 153
Formula
OC6H4O
Conversion
1 ppm = 4.42 mg/m3
IDLH
100 mg/m3
See: 106514
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 0.4 mg/m3 (0.1 ppm)
OSHA PEL
TWA 0.4 mg/m3 (0.1 ppm)
Measurement Methods
NIOSH S181 (II-4)
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Pale-yellow solid with an acrid, chlorine-like odor.
Molecular Weight
108.1
Boiling Point
Sublimes
Melting Point
240°F
Solubility
Slight
Vapor Pressure
(77°F): 0.1 mmHg
Ionization Potential
9.68 eV
Specific Gravity
1.32
Flash Point
100-200°F
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
Combustible Solid
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
Eye irritation, conjunctivitis; keratitis (inflammation of the cornea); skin irritation
Target Organs
Eyes, skin
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
Provide:Eyewash, Quick drench
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash immediately
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH/OSHA

Up to 10 mg/m3:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode£

Up to 20 mg/m3:
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Up to 100 mg/m3:
(APF = 2000) Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode

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 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
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