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Vinyl cyclohexene dioxide

Synonyms & Trade Names
1-Epoxyethyl-3,4-epoxy-cyclohexane; 4-Vinylcyclohexene diepoxide; 4-Vinyl-1-cyclohexene dioxide
CAS No.
106-87-6
RTECS No.
RN8640000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C8H12O2
Conversion
1 ppm = 5.73 mg/m3
IDLH
Ca [N.D.]
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: Ca TWA 10 ppm (60 mg/m3) [skin] See Appendix A
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

OSHA PV2083
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid.
MW:
140.2
BP:
441°F
FRZ:
-164°F
Sol:
High
VP:
0.1 mmHg
IP:
?
Sp.Gr:
1.10
Fl.P(oc): 230°F
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
Class IIIB Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 200°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Alcohols, amines, water [Note: Slowly hydrolyzes in water.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
In animals: irritation eyes, skin, respiratory system; testicular atrophy; leukopenia (reduced blood leukocytes), necrosis thymus; skin sensitization; [potential occupational carcinogen]
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, blood, thymus, reproductive system
Cancer Site
[in animals: skin tumors]
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 wash immediately
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: 0820
 
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