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Gasoline MSDS, Composition and Health Hazards


OSHA Chemical Sampling Information
Gasoline
 
General DescriptionField Definitions
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NAME: Gasoline

IMIS: 1340

CAS: 8006-61-9

NIOSH: RTECS LX3300000; 37252

DOT: UN1203 Flammable Liquid

DESCRIPTION:

Liquid.

 

Exposure Limits horizontal rule

OSHA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY STANDARDS: Substance has variable composition - see Threshold Limis Value pamphlet Appendix A to determine Threshold Limit that does not collect vapor. (Note A9)

THRESHOLD LIMIT VALUE: 300 ppm, 890 mg/m3 TWA; 500 ppm, 1480 mg/m3 STEL; Appendix A3 (Confirmed Animal Carcinogen with Unknown Relevance to Humans)

RECOMMENDED EXPOSURE LIMIT: Potential Carcinogen

Health Factors horizontal rule

IARC: Group 2B, possibly carcinogenic to humans

HEALTH EFFECTS: Irritation-Eyes, Nose, Throat---Mild (HE16) CNS effects (HE7) Flammable (HE18)

Monitoring horizontal rule

SLC1:



MEDIA: Charcoal Tube (100/50 mg sections, 20/40 mesh)
ANL SOLVENT: Carbon Disulfide
ALT SOLVENT: (99:1) Carbon Disulfide/Dimethylformamide
MAX V: 10 Liters   MAX F: 0.1 L/min (TWA)
MAX V: 3 Liters   MAX F: 0.1 L/min (STEL) ANL: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
REF: 2 (OSHA In-house file)
CLASS: Partially Validated

ART: Perry, Kevin. J. of Chromatographic Science. 28, Dec. 1990. Title: A GC Technique for the Analysis of Fuel Vapor . Containing Oxygenates. Constituents from exhaust gas were acetaldehyde, acrolein, acetone, propionaldehyde, isobutylene oxide, isobutryaldehyde, dimethylpropanol, tetramethyltetrahydro- furan, epoxytrimethylpentane, t-butyl methyloxetan, isopropyl dimethyloxetan. Identified from HP-1 column

SECONDARY SAMPLING/ANALYTICAL METHOD (SAM2):

DEVICE: Detector Tube COMPANY: Sensidyne
PART #: 101L RANGE: 30-1000 ppm
CLASS: Mfg DEVICE: Detector Tube COMPANY: Sensidyne
PART #: 101 RANGE: 0.015-1.2%
CLASS: Mfg DEVICE: Detector Tube COMPANY: Kitagawa
PART #: 110S RANGE: 500-6000 ppm
CLASS: Mfg


Revision Date: 01/11/1999
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