Agent Name

Solvent naphtha (petroleum), light aliphatic

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Light aliphatic solvent naphtha (petroleum); Solvent naphtha (petroleum), light aliph.; Solvent naphtha, petroleum, light aliph.; Solvent naphtha, (petroleum), light aliph.; [ChemIDplus] Chemiebenzin; Leicht-Naphtha stabilisiert; Light Gasoline; Rubber Solvent; SBP 80/110; SBP2; SBP3; SBP5; SBP6; SHELLSOL SBN; Leicht-/Mittel-Benzin-Gemisch; Virgin naphtha; Virgin nafta; [IUCLID] VM & P Naphtha; [Sherwin-Williams MSDS] CROWN VM&P NAPHTHA; [Packaging Service MSDS] UN1268


Petroleum Distillates, Other


Colorless liquid; [Packaging Service MSDS]


Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used in the chemical, fuel, polymer, and coatings industries; Used as a fuel, gasoline component, intermediate, solvent, and component in silicone polymer production; [IUCLID]


TSCA Definition 2008: Obtained from the distillation of crude oil or natural gasoline and consisting of mainly saturated hydrocarbons with carbon numbers of C5 through C10 and boiling range of 35 deg C to 160 deg C; [ChemIDplus] An eye and upper respiratory tract irritant; Prolonged or repeated skin exposure may cause irritation; Inhalation may cause CNS depression; Chronic overexposure may cause liver and urinary system injury; [Sherwin-Williams MSDS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion--may cause lung damage by aspiration; Overexposure by inhalation may cause CNS depression; [Packaging Service MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
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

CNS Solvent Syndrome


Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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