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Sunday, 07 August 2011 02:14

Fluorocarbons: Health Hazards

Chemical Name

CAS-Number

ICSC Short-Term Exposure

ICSC Long-Term Exposure

ICSC Routes of Exposure and Symptoms

US NIOSH Target Organs & Routes of Entry

US NIOSH Symptoms

BROMOTRIFLUOROMETHANE      75-63-8

Inhalation: dizziness

Skin: redness, on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: severe deep burns

Heart; CNS Inh; con (liq)

Li-head; card arrhy; liq: frostbite

CHLORODIFLUOROBROMOMETHANE     353-59-3

skin

Inhalation: drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: On contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: severe deep burns

CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE       75-45-6

resp tract; skin; CNS; CVS

Inhalation: confusion, drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: redness, pain

Resp sys; CVS; CNS; liver; spleen; kidneys Inh; con (liq)

Irrit resp sys; conf, drow, ringing in ears; heart palp, card arrhy; asphy; liver, kidney, spleen inj; liq: frostbite

CHLOROPENTAFLUOROETHANE  76-15-3

skin

Inhalation: dizziness, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: severe deep burns

Skin; CNS; CVS Inh; con (liq)

Dysp; dizz, inco, narco; nau, vomit; heart palp, card arrhy, asphy; liq: frostbite, derm

CHLOROTRIFLUOROMETHANE     75-72-9

Inhalation: confusion, headache

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE    75-71-8

resp tract; skin; CNS; CVS; lungs

skin

Inhalation: confusion, drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: redness, pain

CVS; PNS  Inh; con (liq)

Dizz, tremor, asphy, uncon, card arrhy, card arrest; liq: frostbite

DICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE       75-43-4

skin; CNS; CVS

Inhalation: drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Resp sys; CVS Inh; con (liq)

Asphy, card arrhy, card arrest; liq: frostbite

DIFLUORODIBROMOMETHANE     75-61-6

Resp sys; CNS; liver Inh; ing; con

In animals: irrit resp sys; CNS symptoms; liver damage

ENFLURANE       13838-16-9

CNS

liver

Inhalation: drowsiness, weakness

Eyes; CNS Inh; ing; con

Irrit eyes; CNS depres, analgesia, anes, sez, resp depres

HALOTHANE      151-67-7

cardiovascular system; CNS

liver; kidneys; reproductive toxicity in humans

Inhalation: Confusion, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea.

Skin: Dry skin, roughness.

Eyes: Redness.

Eyes; skin; resp sys; CVS; CNS; liver; kidneys; repro sys Inh; ing; con

In animals: irrit eyes, skin, muc memb; liver damage

OCTAFLUOROISOBUTYLENE       382-21-8

resp tract

Inhalation: Cough, irritant, shortness of breath, pulmonary oedema, sore throat, irritant. symptoms may be delayed

Skin: Redness, pain.

Eyes: Redness, pain.

PERFLUOROISOBUTYLENE         382-21-8

Inhalation: cough, irritantshortness of breath, pulmonary oedema, sore throat, irritant, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: redness, pain

Eyes: redness, pain

1,1,1,2-TETRACHLORO-2,2-DI­FLUOROETHANE            76-11-9

Resp sys; skin; eyes; CNS Inh; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin; CNS depres; pulm edema; drow; dysp

1,1,2,2-TETRACHLORO-1,2-DI­FLUOROETHANE            76-12-0

Resp sys; skin; eyes; CNS Inh; ing; con

In animals: irrit eyes, skin; conj; pulm edema; narco

TETRAFLUOROMETHANE 75-73-0

CNS

Inhalation: confusion, headache

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

1,1,2-TRICHLORO-1,2,2-TRI­FLUOROETHANE            76-13-1

resp tract;skin; CNS; CVS

Inhalation: confusion, cough, drowsiness, unconsciousness

Skin: redness, pain

Eyes: redness, pain

Skin; heart; CNS; CVS Inh; ing; con

Irrit skin, throat; drow; derm; CNS depres; in animals: card arrhy, narco

TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE     75-69-4

eyes; skin; resp tract

Inhalation: confusion, drowsiness, shortness of breath, unconsciousness

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: redness, pain

CVS; skin; resp sys Inh; ing; con

Inco, tremor; derm; card arrhy, card arrest; asphy; liq: frostbite

VINYL FLUORIDE            75-02-5

eyes; resptract;nervous system

Inhalation: Dizziness, shortness of breath.

Skin: On contact with liquid: frostbite.

Eyes: On contact with liquid: frostbite.

CNS Inh; con (liq)

Head, dizz, conf, inco, narco, nau, vomit; liq: frostbite

VINYLIDINE FLUORIDE    75-38-7

Inhalation: dizziness, drowsiness, shortness of breath

Skin: on contact with liquid: frostbite

Eyes: severe deep burns

CNS Inh; con (liq)

Dizz, head, nau; liq: frostbite

 

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Sunday, 07 August 2011 02:12

Fluorocarbons: Chemical Identification

Chemical Formula

Chemical

Synonyms
UN Code

CAS-Number

75638

BROMOTRIFLUOROMETHANE

Bromofluoroform;
Bromotrifluoromethane;
F-13B1;
Freon 13B1;
Halon 1301;
R13b1;
Trifluorobromomethane;
Trifluoromonobromomethane
UN1009

75-63-8

75683

1-CHLORO-1,1-DIFLUOROETHANE

CFC 142b;
Chloroethylidene fluoride;
1,1-Difluoro-1-chloroethane;
Freon 142;
Freon 142B;
Hydrochlorofluorocarbon 142B;
R142B
UN2517

75-68-3

353593

CHLORODIFLUOROBROMOMETHANE

Bromochlorodifluoromethane;
Flugex 12B1;
Fluorocarbon 1211;
Freon 12B1;
Halon 1211;
R12B1
UN1974

353-59-3

75456

CHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE

CFC 22;
Difluorochloromethane;
Difluoromonochloromethane;
Eskimon 22;
F 22;
FC 22
UN1018

75-45-6

593704

CHLOROFLUOROMETHANE

CFC 31;
FC 31;
freon 31;
Monochloromonofluoromethane;
R 31;
R 31 (refrigerant)

593-70-4

76153

CHLOROPENTAFLUOROETHANE

Chloropentafluoroethane;
Fluorocarbon-115;
Freon 115;
Genetron 115;
Halocarbon 115;
Monochloropentafluoroethane;
R115
UN1020

76-15-3

79389

CHLOROTRIFLUOROETHYLENE

1-Chloro-1,2,2-trifluoroethylene;
2-Chloro-1,1,2-trifluoroethylene;
Ctfe;
R1113;
Trifluorochloroethylene;
1,1,2-Trifluoro-2-chloroethylene
UN1082

79-38-9

75729

CHLOROTRIFLUOROMETHANE

Arcton 3;
F 13;
Freon 13;
Genetron 13;
Monochlorotrifluoromethane;
R 13;
Trifluorochloromethane;
Trifluoromethyl chloride;
Ttrifluoromonochlorocarbon
UN1022

75-72-9

76142

1,2-DICHLORO-1,1,2,2-TETRAFLUO­ROETHANE

Cryofluoran;
Dichlorotetrafluoroethane;
F 114;
FC 114;
Fluorane 114;
Fluorocarbon 114;
R 114;
1,1,2,2-tetrafluoro-1,2-dichloroethane

76-14-2

75718

DICHLORODIFLUOROMETHANE

Arcton 6;
Arcton 12;
Difluorodichloromethane;
Electro-cf 12;
F 12;
FC 12;
Fluorocarbon-12;
Freon 12;
Eskimon 12;
Freon f-12
UN1028

75-71-8

75434

DICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE

Algofrene type 5;
Arcton 7;
Fluorodichloromethane;
Freon 21;
Genetron 21;
FC-21;
R21
UN1029

75-43-4

75616

DIFLUORODIBROMOMETHANE

Dibromodifluoromethane;
Freon 12-b2;
Halon 1202;
R12b2
UN1941

75-61-6

75376

DIFLUOROETHANE

Algofrene type 67;
Eethylene fluoride;
Ethylidene difluoride;
Ethylidene fluoride;
FC 152a;
Freon 152;
Genetron 100;
Genetron 152a;
Halocarbon 152a

75-37-6

13838169

ENFLURANE

2-Chloro-1-(difluoromethoxy)-1,1,2-tri­fluoroethane;
2-Chloro-1,1,2-trifluoroethyl difluoromethyl ether;
Ethrane;
Methylflurether

13838-16-9

151677

HALOTHANE

Bromochlorotrifluoroethane

151-67-7

684162

HEXAFLUOROACETONE

Acetone, hexafluoro-;
6FK;
NCI-C56440;
2-Propanone, 1,1,1,3,3,3-hexafluoro
UN2420

684-16-2

382218

OCTAFLUOROISOBUTYLENE

382-21-8

382218

PERFLUOROISOBUTYLENE

Iisobutene, octafluoro-;
Octafluoroisobutylene;
Octafluoro-sec-butene;
1-Propene, 1,1,3,3,3-pentafluoro-2-trifluoromethyl PFIB

382-21-8

9002840

TEFLON

Poly(ethylene tetrafluoride);
Polytetrafluoroethene;
Polytetrafluoroethylene;
PTFE

9002-84-0

76119

1,1,1,2-TETRACHLORO-2,2-DI­FLUOROETHANE

Halocarbon 112a;
Refrigerant 112a

76-11-9

76120

1,1,2,2-TETRACHLORO-1,2-DI­FLUOROETHANE

1,2-Difluoro-1,1,2,2-tetrachloroethane;
F-112;
FC 112;
Freon 112;
Freon r 112;
Halocarbon 112;
Refrigerant 112;
1,1,2,2-Tetrachloro-1,2-difluoroethane

76-12-0

116143

TETRAFLUOROETHYLENE

Fluoroplast 4;
perfluoroethene;
Perfluoroethylene;
Tetrafluorethylene
UN1081

116-14-3

75730

TETRAFLUOROMETHANE

Arcton 0;
Carbon fluoride;
Carbon-tetrafluoride;
F 14;
FC 14;
Freon 14;
Halocarbon 14;
Halon 14;
Perfluoromethane;
Tetrafluorocarbon;
UN1982

75-73-0

98088

TOLUENE, a,a,a-TRIFLUORO

Bbenzenyl fluoride;
Benzotrifluoride;
Benzylidyne fluoride;
Phenylfluoroform;
(trifluoromethyl)benzene
UN2338

98-08-8

76131

1,1,2-TRICHLORO-1,2,2-TRIFLUORO­ETHANE

F 113;
FC 113;
Freon 113;
Halocarbon 113;
Isceon 113;
Trichlorotrifluoroethane;
1,1,2-Trichlorotrifluoroethane;
1,2,2-Trichlorotrifluoroethan

76-13-1

75694

TRICHLOROFLUOROMETHANE

Eskimon 11;
FC 11;
Freon 11;
Freon 11a;
Freon 11b;
Freon he;
Freon mf

75-69-4

406906

2,2,2-TRIFLUOROETHYL VINYL ETHER

Ethene, (2,2,2-trifluoroethoxy)-;
Fluoroxenefluoroxene;
Fluorxene

406-90-6

75467

TRIFLUOROMETHANE

Arcton;
Carbon trifluoride;
Fluoroform;
Fluoryl;
Freon 23;
Freon f-23;
Genetron-23;
Halocarbon 23;
Methyl trifluoride;
R 23
UN1984
UN3136

75-46-7

75025

VINYL FLUORIDE

Fluoroethylene

75-02-5

75387

VINYLIDENE FLUORIDE

75-38-7

 

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Chemical Name
CAS-Number

Colour/Form

Boiling Point (°C)

Melting Point (°C)

Molecular Weight

Solubility in Water

Relative Density (water=1)

Relative Vapour Density (air=1)

Vapour Pressure/ (Kpa)

Inflam.
Limits

Flash Point (ºC)

Auto Ignition Point (ºC)

BIS(CHLOROMETHYL) ETHER
542-88-1

colourless liquid

106

-41.5

114.97

reacts

@15 ºC/4 ºC

4.0

14 Pa

<19 cc

CHLOROMETHYL METHYL ETHER
107-30-2

colourless liquid

59

-103.5

80.5

decomposes

1.0605

2.8

25.3

0 ºC

DICHLOROETHYL ETHER
111-44-4

colourless, clear liquid

178

-51.9

143.01

insol

1.22

4.93

0.7 mm Hg

63 cc

369

DICHLOROISOPROPYL ETHER
108-60-1

colourless liquid

187

-96.8 to -101.8

171.07

insol

1.103

5.9

0.71- 0.85 mm Hg

 

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Chemical Name
CAS-Number

Physical

Chemical

UN Class or Division /  Subsidiary Risks

BIS(CHLOROMETHYL)ETHER
542-88-1

The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed

The substance decomposes on heating and on contact with water, producing toxic and corrosive fumes of hydrogen chloride, formaldehyde • Attacks many metals, resins and plastics

6.1

CHLOROMETHYL METHYL ETHER
107-30-2

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible

On combustion, forms toxic gases and vapours (phosgene and hydrogen chloride) • The substance decomposes on contact with water producing hydrogen chloride and formaldehyde • Attacks many metals in presence of water

6.1/ 3

DICHLOROETHYL ETHER
111-44-4

6.1

DICHLOROISOPROPYL ETHER
108-60-1

6.1

For UN Class: 1.5 = very insensitive substances which have a mass explosion hazard; 2.1 = flammable gas; 2.3 = toxic gas; 3 = flammable liquid; 4.1 = flammable solid; 4.2 = substance liable to spontaneous combustion; 4.3 = substance which in contact with water emits flammable gases; 5.1 = oxidizing substance; 6.1 = toxic; 7 = radioactive; 8 = corrosive substance

 

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Sunday, 07 August 2011 02:02

Halogenated Ethers : Health Hazards

Chemical Name

CAS-Number

ICSC Short-Term Exposure

ICSC Long-Term Exposure

ICSC Routes of Exposure and Symptoms

US NIOSH Target Organs & Routes of Entry

US NIOSH Symptoms

BIS(CHLOROMETHYL) ETHER  542-88-1

eyes; skin; resp tract; skin; CNS; heart

skin

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, dizziness, headache, nausea, symptoms may be delayed

Skin: redness, burning sensation

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred vision

Ingestion: abdominal cramps, sore throat, vomiting

Resp sys; eyes; skin (lung cancer) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, muc memb, resp sys; pulm congestion, edema; corn damage, nec; decr pulm function, cough, dysp, wheez; blood-stained sputum, bronchial secretions; (carc)

CHLOROMETHYL METHYL ETHER  107-30-2

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS

liver; kidneys

Inhalation: burning sensation, cough, dizziness, headache, laboured breathing, nausea, sore throat

Skin: redness, skin burns, pain, blisters

Eyes: redness, pain, blurred vision, loss of vision, severe deep burns

Ingestion: abdominal cramps, vomiting

Resp sys; skin; eyes; mucal membranes (in animals: skin & lung cancer) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, muc memb; pulm edema, pulm congestion, pneu; skin burns, nec; cough, wheez, blood-stained sputum; low-wgt; bronchial secretions; (carc)

DICHLOROETHYL ETHER     111-44-4

Resp sys; liver; eyes (in animals: liver tumors) Inh; abs; ing; con

Irrit nose, throat, resp sys; lac; cough; nau, vomit; in animals: pulm edema; liver damage; (carc)

 

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Chemical Formula

Chemical

Synonyms
UN Code

CAS-Number

28434868

BIS(4-AMINO-3-CHLOROPHENYL) ETHER

3,3'-Dichloro-4,4'-diaminodiphenyl ether;
4,4'-Oxybis(2-chloroaniline);
4,4'-Oxybis(2-chloro-benzenamine)

28434-86-8

542881

BIS(CHLOROMETHYL) ETHER

Chloro(chloromethoxy)methane;
Chloromethyl ether;
1,1'-Dichlorodimethyl ether;
Dimethyl-1,1'-dichloroether;
Methane, oxybis(chloro-)
UN2249

542-88-1

31242930

CHLORINATED DIPHENYL OXIDE

Ether, hexachlorophenyl;
Hexachlorodiphenyl ether;
Hexachloro diphenyl oxide;
Trichloro diphenyl ether;
Trichloro diphenyl oxide

31242-93-0

107302

CHLOROMETHYL METHYL ETHER

Dimethylchloroether;
Methylchloromethyl ether;
Monochlorodimethyl ether
UN1239

107-30-2

111444

DICHLOROETHYL ETHER

Bis(2-chloroethyl) ether;
1-Chloro-2-2,2'-dichlorethyl ether;
2,2'-Dichlorodiethyl ether ;
Di(2-chloroethyl) ether;
Dichloroethyl oxide;
1,1'-Oxybis(2-chloro)ethane
UN1916

111-44-4

108601

DICHLOROISOPROPYL ETHER

Bis(2-chloroisopropyl) ether;
Bis(2-chloro-1-methylethyl) ether;
Bis(1-chloro-2-propyl) ether;
(2-Chloro-1-methylethyl) ether;
UN2490

108-60-1

28675083

DICHLOROPHENYL ETHER

Dichlorodiphenyl ether;
Dichlorodiphenyl oxide;
Phenyl ether dichloro

28675-08-3

31242941

ETHER, TETRACHLOROPHENYL

Phenyl ether tetrachloro;
Tetrachloro diphenyl ether;
Tetrachloro diphenyl oxide

31242-94-1

42279298

PENTACHLOROPHENYL ETHER

Pentachlorodiphenyl ether;
Pentachlorodiphenyl oxide;
Phenyl ether pentachloro

42279-29-8

 

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Sunday, 07 August 2011 01:59

Ethers: Physical & Chemical Properties

Chemical Name

CAS-Number

Colour/Form

Boiling Point (°C)

Melting Point (°C)

Molecular Weight

Solubility in Water

Relative Density (water=1)

Relative Vapour Density (air=1)

Vapour Pressure/ (Kpa)

Inflam.
Limits

Flash Point (°C)

Auto Ignition Point (°C)

ALLYL ETHER
557-40-4

94

98.14

insol

0.8260

ALLYL PHENYL ETHER
1746-13-0

191.7

134.17

insol

0.9811

ANISOLE
100-66-3

mobile liquid, clear straw colour

155

37.3

108.13

insol

0.9961

3.72

@ 42.2 °C

475

BENZYL ETHER
103-50-4

colourless liquid; very pale yellow

298

3.6

198.25

insol

1.0428

DIETHYL ETHER
60-29-7

transparent, colourless, mobile liquid

34.6

-116.3

74.12

sl sol

0.7134

2.55

58.6

1.9 ll
36.0 ul

-45 cc

180-190

DIMETHYL ETHER
115-10-6

-24.8

-141.5

46.07

sol

DI-n-BUTYL ETHER
142-96-1

colourless liquid

142

-95.3

130.2

insol

0.7689

4.48

0.64

1.5 ll
7.6 ul

37

194

DIPROPYL ETHER
111-43-3

mobile liquid

90

-122

102.17

sl sol

0.7360

3.53

@ 25 °C

21 cc

188

ETHYLBUTYL ETHER
628-81-9

92.3

-124

102.17

insol

0.7490

ETHYLMETHYL ETHER
540-67-0

colourless

10.8

-113

60.1

sol

@ 0 °C/0 °C

2.1

@ 7.5 °C

2 ll
10.1 ul

ISOPROPYL ETHER
108-20-3

colourless liquid

68.5

-60

102.17

sl sol

0.7258

3.5

15.9

1.4 ll
7.9 ul

-18 F

443

METHYLPROPYL ETHER
557-17-5

39.1

74.12

sol

0.738

METHYL-tert-BUTYL ETHER
1634-04-4

colourless liquid

55.2

-109

88.1

sol

0.7405

3.0

@ 25 °C

1.6 ll
15.1 ul

-28

224

METHYLVINYL ETHER
107-25-5

colourless, compressed gas, or colourless liquid

12

-122

58.08

sl sol

@ 0 °C/4 °C

2.0

1052 mm Hg

2.6 ll
39 ul

287

PHENYL ETHER
101-84-8

monoclinic, rhombic crystals; colourless liquid or crystals

258

28

170.20

insol

1.075

5.86

2.8 Pa

0.8 ll
1.5. ul

115

618

PHENYL ETHER-BIPHENYL MIXTURE
8004-13-5

colourless to straw coloured-liquid

257.4

12

324.42

insol

@ 25 °C/ 25 °C

@ 25 °C

124 oc

TRIETHYLENE­GLYCOL-n-BUTYL ETHER
143-22-6

liquid

278

-35.2

206.3

misc

0.9890

@ 25 °C

143 cc

 

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Sunday, 07 August 2011 01:57

Ethers: Physical & Chemical Hazards

Chemical Name
CAS-Number

Physical

Chemical

UN Class or Division /  Subsidiary Risks

ANISOLE
100-66-3

3

DIETHYL ETHER
60-29-7

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible • As a result of flow, agitation, etc, electrostatic charges can be generated

The substance can form explosive peroxides under the influence of light and air • Reacts violently with oxidants causing fire and explosion hazard

3

DI-n-BUTYL ETHER
142-96-1

As a result of flow, agitation, etc, electrostatic charges can be generated

The substance can form explosive peroxides, especially in anhydrous form • The substance decomposes on heating producing acrid smoke and fumes • Reacts with oxidants • Reacts violently with nitrogen trichloride (NCl3)

3

DIPROPYL ETHER
111-43-3

3

ETHYLBUTYL ETHER
628-81-9

3

ETHYLMETHYL ETHER
540-67-0

2.1

ISOPROPYL ETHER
108-20-3

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible

The substance can readily form explosive peroxides if unstabilized and explode on shaking

3

METHYLPROPYL ETHER
557-17-5

3

METHYL-tert-BUTYL ETHER
1634-04-4

The vapour is heavier than air and may travel along the ground; distant ignition possible • The vapour mixes well with air, explosive mixtures are easily formed • As a result of flow, agitation, etc, electrostatic charges can be generated

Reacts violently with strong oxidants causing fire hazard

3

METHYLVINYL ETHER
107-25-5

2.1

PHENYL ETHER
101-84-8

Reacts with strong oxidants, causing fire and explosion hazard

For UN Class: 1.5 = very insensitive substances which have a mass explosion hazard; 2.1 = flammable gas; 2.3 = toxic gas; 3 = flammable liquid; 4.1 = flammable solid; 4.2 = substance liable to spontaneous combustion; 4.3 = substance which in contact with water emits flammable gases; 5.1 = oxidizing substance; 6.1 = toxic; 7 = radioactive; 8 = corrosive substance

 

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Sunday, 07 August 2011 01:56

Ethers: Health Hazards

Chemical Name

CAS-Number

ICSC Short-Term Exposure

ICSC Long-Term Exposure

ICSC Routes of Exposure and Symptoms

US NIOSH Target Organs & Routes of Entry

US NIOSH Symptoms

DIETHYL ETHER 60-29-7

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs; CNS

CNS

Inhalation: drowsiness, headache, narcosis, unconsciousness, vomiting, anesthesia

Skin: dry skin

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: dizziness, drowsiness, vomiting

CNS; skin; resp sys; eyes Inh; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, upper resp sys; dizz, drow, head, excited, narco; nau, vomit

DIBUTYL ETHER 142-96-1

eyes; skin; resp tract; CNS; liver

skin

Inhalation: cough, drowsiness, sore throat

Skin: dry skin, redness

Eyes: redness, pain

Ingestion: burning sensation in the mouth, mouth and abdominal irritation, nausea, sore throat

ISOPROPYL ETHER     108-20-3

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

skin

Inhalation: cough, drowsiness, sore throat

Skin: redness

Eyes: redness

Resp sys; skin; eyes; CNS Inh; ing; con

Irrit eyes, skin, nose; resp discomfort; derm; in animals: drow, dizz, uncon, narco

METHYL-tert-BUTYL ETHER     1634-04-4

Inhalation: cough, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea

Skin: unconsciousness, weakness

Eyes: dry skin

Ingestion: redness, painabdominal pain, dizziness, nausea, vomiting

TRIETHYLENEGLYCOL-n-BUTYL ETHER    143-22-6

eyes; skin; resp tract; lungs

skin

Inhalation: cough, irritation

Skin: may be absorbed, roughness

Eyes: irritation, pain, blurred vision, erosion

Ingestion: cough, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea

 

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Ethers: Chemical Identification

Chemical Formula

Chemical

Synonyms
UN Code

CAS-Number

1746130

ALLYL PHENYL ETHER

Benzene, (2-propenyloxy);
USAF DO-23

1746-13-0

100663

ANISOLE

Methoxybenzene;
Methyl phenyl ether;
Phenyl methyl ether
UN2222

100-66-3

103504

BENZYL-ETHER

Dibenzyl ether

103-50-4

25013165

tert-BUTYL-4-HYDROXYANISOLE

Antioxyne B;
Antrancine 12;
BHA;
Butylated hydroxyanisole;
Butylhydroxyanisole;
tert-Bbutylhydroxyanisole;
1,1-Dimethylethyl-4-methoxyphenol;
Embanox;
Nipantiox 1-F;
Protex;
Premerge plus;
Sustane;
Sustane 1-F;
Vertac;
Tenox BHA

25013-16-5

557404

DIALLYL ETHER

Allylether;
Diallylether;
3,3'-Oxybis(1-propene);
Propenyl ether
UN2360

557-40-4

142961

DIBUTYL ETHER

1-Butoxybutane;
Butyl ether;
Dibutyl oxide;
1,1'-Oxybis(butane)

142-96-1

60297

DIETHYL ETHER

Diethyl oxide;
Ethoxyethane;
Ethyl ether
UN1155

60-29-7

111433

DIPROPYL ETHER

Dipropyl oxide;
1,1'-Oxybispropane
UN2384

111-43-3

628819

ETHYLBUTYL ETHER

Butyl ethyl ether
UN1179

628-81-9

540670

ETHYLMETHYL ETHER

Ethane, methoxy-;
Methane, ethoxy;
Methyl ethyl ether
UN1039

540-67-0

108203

ISOPROPYL ETHER

Diisopropyl ether;
Diisopropyl oxide;
2-Isopropoxypropane;
Isopropyl ether
UN1159

108-20-3

557175

METHYLPROPYL ETHER

1-Methoxypropane;
Metopryl;
Neothyl
UN2612

557-17-5

1634044

METHYL-tert-BUTYL ETHER

tert-Butyl methyl ether;
2-Methoxy-2-methylpropane;
Methyl 1,1-dimethylethyl ether
UN2398

1634-04-4

107255

METHYLVINYL ETHER

Ethene, methoxy-;
Vinyl methyl ether
UN1087

107-25-5

115106

METHYL ETHER

Dimethyl ether;
Wood ether
UN1033

115-10-6

693652

PENTYL ETHER

Amyl ether;
Diamyl ether;
Dipentyl ether;
1,1'-Oxybispentane

693-65-2

143226

TRIETHYLENE GLYCOL-n-BUTYL ETHER

Butoxytriethylene glycol ButoxytriglycolTriethylene glycol monobutyl ether

143-22-6

 

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