Stoddard solvent

Synonyms & Trade Names
Dry cleaning safety solvent, Mineral spirits, Petroleum solvent, Spotting naphtha [Note: A refined petroleum solvent with a flash point of 102-110°F, boiling point of 309-396°F, and containing >65% C10 or higher hydrocarbons.]
CAS No.
8052-41-3
RTECS No.
DOT ID & Guide
1268 128(petroleum distillate, n.o.s.)
Formula
Conversion
IDLH
20,000 mg/m3
See: 8052413
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 350 mg/m3 C 1800 mg/m3 [15-minute]
OSHA PEL
TWA 500 ppm (2900 mg/m3) See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
NIOSH 1550
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Colorless liquid with a kerosene-like odor.
Molecular Weight
varies
Boiling Point
309-396°F
Freezing Point
?
Solubility
Insoluble
Vapor Pressure
?
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
0.78
Flash Point
102-110°F
Upper Exposive Limit
?
Lower Explosive Limit
?
Class II Combustible Liquid: Fl.P. at or above 100°F and below 140°F.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Strong oxidizers
Exposure Routes
inhalation, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, nose, throat; dizziness; dermatitis; chemical pneumonitis (aspiration liquid); In Animals: kidney damage
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, central nervous system, kidneys
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
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash promptly
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

NIOSH

Up to 3500 mg/m3:
(APF = 10) Any chemical cartridge respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s)*
(APF = 10) Any supplied-air respirator*

Up to 8750 mg/m3:
(APF = 25) Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode*
(APF = 25) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s)*

Up to 17500 mg/m3:
(APF = 50) Any chemical cartridge respirator with a full facepiece and organic vapor cartridge(s)
(APF = 50) Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister
(APF = 50) Any powered, air-purifying respirator with a tight-fitting facepiece and organic vapor cartridge(s)*
(APF = 50) Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece
(APF = 50) Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece

Up to 20000 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
Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 0361   MEDICAL TESTS: 0212
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