2,3-Pentanedione and Other Alpha-Diketones used as Diacetyl Substitutes
NIOSH Docket Number 189
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) intends to evaluate the scientific data on 2,3-pentanedione (CAS # 600-14-6, also known as pentane-2,3-dione; acetyl propionyl) and other alpha-diketones and develop appropriate communication documents, such as a Current Intelligence Bulletin, Criteria Document and/or other informational products, and potentially establish a Recommended Exposure Limit (REL) for diacetyl substitutes. In this docket, NIOSH requested information including published and unpublished reports pertaining to 2,3-pentanedione, and other alpha diketones used as diacetyl substitutes.
Material Under Evaluation
Submissions in order of Receipt
Submission from Debra Hahn (Private person); 2/4/11pdf icon [PDF – 356 KB]