Agent Name

Solvent naphtha (petroleum), heavy aliphatic

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Heavy aliphatic solvent naphtha (petroleum); Solvent naphtha (petroleum), heavy aliph.; Solvent naphtha, petroleum, heavy aliph.; [ChemIDplus] Leuchtpetroleum; [IUCLID] Kersosene (undyed); Heavy Aliphatic Naphtha; [CSD/Startex MSDS]


Petroleum Distillates, Other


Liquid; [Reference #1] Colorless liquid with a mild odor; [CSD/Startex MSDS]


Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]


TSCA Definition 2008: Obtained from the distillation of crude oil or natural gasoline and consisting of mainly saturated hydrocarbons with carbon numbers of C11 through C16 and boiling range of 190 deg C to 290 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Decreased body weight, increased relative liver weight and total bilirubin, and hematological changes in repeated-dose oral study of rats at 750 mg/kg/day; [Reference #1] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion (may cause lung injury by aspiration); Inhalation overexposure may cause CNS depression; [CSD/Startex MSDS] See "Kerosene."

Reference Link

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

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

For TLV, see Appendix H: Reciprocal Calculation Method for Certain Refined Hydrocarbon Solvent Vapors; [TLVs and BEIs] Vapor pressure = 0.03-0.9 mm Hg at 25 deg C; [Reference #1]

Adverse Effects

CNS Solvent Syndrome


Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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