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n-Valeraldehyde

Synonyms & Trade Names
Amyl aldehyde, Pentanal, Valeral, Valeraldehyde, Valeric aldehyde
CAS No.
110-62-3
RTECS No.
YV3600000
DOT ID & Guide
2058 129
Formula
CH3(CH2)3CHO
Conversion
1 ppm = 3.53 mg/m3
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 50 ppm (175 mg/m3) See Appendix C (Aldehydes)
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 2018 , 2536;
OSHA 85
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a strong, acrid, pungent odor.
Molecular Weight
86.2
Boiling Point
217°F
Freezing Point
-133°F
Solubility
Slight
Vapor Pressure
26 mmHg
Ionization Potential
9.82 eV
Specific Gravity
0.81
Flash Point
54°F
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
Class IB Flammable Liquid: Fl.P. below 73°F and BP at or above 100°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
None reported
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, nose, throat
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 (flammable)
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   ICSC CARD: 1417
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