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1,2,3-Trichloropropane

Synonyms & Trade Names
Allyl trichloride, Glycerol trichlorohydrin, Glyceryl trichlorohydrin, Trichlorohydrin
CAS No.
96-18-4
RTECS No.
TZ9275000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
CH2ClCHClCH2Cl
Conversion
1 ppm = 6.03 mg/m3
IDLH
Ca [100 ppm]
See: 96184
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: Ca TWA 10 ppm (60 mg/m3) [skin] See Appendix A
OSHA PEL
: TWA 50 ppm (300 mg/m3)
Measurement Methods

NIOSH 1003;
OSHA 7
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a chloroform-like odor.
MW:
147.4
BP:
314°F
FRZ:
6°F
Sol:
0.1%
VP:
3 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.39
Fl.P:
160°F
UEL(302°F): 12.6% LEL(248°F): 3.2%
Class IIIA Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 140°F and below 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Chemically-active metals, strong caustics & oxidizers
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, nose, throat; central nervous system depression; in animals: liver, kidney injury; [potential occupational carcinogen]
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, liver, kidneys
Cancer Site
[in animals: forestomach, liver & mammary gland cancer]
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 wash
Breathing: Respiratory support
Swallow: Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH

At concentrations above the NIOSH REL, or where there is no REL, at any detectable concentration:
(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
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION   See ICSC CARD: 0683   See MEDICAL TESTS: 0238
 
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