Acetaldehyde

Hazard Acetaldehyde
Chemical Formula CH3CHO
EXPOSURE STANDARD 100ppm (TWA)
PHYSICAL FORM Colourless liquid
SYNONYMS Ethanal, acetic aldehyde
RELATIVE DENSITY:  
EXPOSURE: Inhalation
IP(eV): 10.23
C.F: 5.5
LEL%:  
USES/SOURCES: As a chemical intermediate in synthesis of acetic acid, pentaerythritol, and pyridine; in the production of perfumes, polyester resins, and dyes; as a food preservative and flavoring agent.
TOXICOLOGY: Acetaldehyde is an irritant of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract; at high concentrations, it causes narcosis; it is carcinogenic in experimental animals. Nausea, loss of consciousness, and pulmonary edema have been reported with heavy exposure.

MONITORING METHOD:

monitoring tubes

226-118 *

Catalog Number Sorbent (Coating) Size Sections Sorbent (mg)  
226-118 * XAD -2 (2-Hydroxymethyl piperidine) 6x110 2 60/120
Ends Tube Holder Separators Quantity
GS B WWW 20

226-27 *

Catalog Number Sorbent (Coating) Size Sections Sorbent (mg)  
226-27 * XAD -2(2-Hydroxymethyl piperidine) 8x110 2 225/450
Ends Tube Holder Separators Quantity
GS B WWW 20

monitoring instrument

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