Agent Name

Distillates (petroleum), hydrotreated light

CAS Number

64742-47-8

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Hydrotreated kerosene; Hydrotreated light distillates (petroleum); Turbo fuel A; Distillates, petroleum, hydrotreated light; Kerosene (petroleum), hydrotreated; Distillate fuel oils, light; Distillates, (petroleum), hydrotreated light; Hydrotreated light distillate; [ChemIDplus] Low odor paraffinic solvent; Dearomatized kerosine; Deodorized kerosene; [ICSC] ESCAID 110 FLUID; [ExxonMobil MSDS] UN1268

Category

Petroleum Distillates, Other

Description

Colorless liquid; [ICSC] Clear, colorless liquid with a mild odor of petroleum; [ExxonMobil MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used in the chemical, fuel, agricultural, electrical/electronic engineering, metal refining, coatings (paints, lacquers, and varnishes), textile processing, and petroleum refining industries; Used as an aerosol propellant, corrosion inhibitor, intermediate, lubricant additive, solvent, cleaning/washing agent, disinfectant, fuel additive, and cosmetic ingredient; [IUCLID] Used in oil-based drilling muds; [ExxonMobil MSDS]

Comments

TSCA Definition 2008: Obtained by treating a petroleum fraction with hydrogen in the presence of a catalyst and consisting of hydrocarbons with carbon numbers of C9 through C16 and boiling range of 150 deg C to 290 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Vapor is a mild eye irritant; Inhalation of high concentrations can cause CNS depression; Ingestion can cause aspiration into the lungs; [ICSC] May cause mild eye irritation; Inhalation of high concentrations may cause dizziness, anesthesia, unconsciousness, and other CNS effects; An aspiration hazard; Minimally toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; [ExxonMobil MSDS] See "Kerosene."

Reference Link

EPA Hazard Characterization Document: Kerosene/Jet Fuel Category - 2011

Exposure Assessment
MAK

5 mg/m3, respirable fraction (aerosol) and 350 mg/m3 (vapor)

Explanatory Notes

For TLV, see Appendix H: Reciprocal Calculation Method for Certain Refined Hydrocarbon Solvent Vapors; [TLVs and BEIs] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Petroleum distillates, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

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