Agent Name

Water

CAS Number

7732-18-5

Formula

H2-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Deionized water; Water, distilled, conductivity or of similar purity; Bacteriostatic water for injection; Bacteriostatic water for injection in plastic container; DHMO; Dihydrogen Monoxide; Dihydrogen oxide; Distilled water; H2O; Ice; Purified water; Sterile purified water; Sterile water; Sterile water for inhalation; Sterile water for injection; Sterile water for injection in plastic container; Sterile water for irrigation; Sterile water in plastic container; Water for hemodialysis; Water for inhalation, sterile; Water for injection; Water for injection, bacteriostatic; Water for injection, sterile; Water for irrigation, sterile; Water vapor; Water, deionized; Water, distilled; Water, mineral; Water, purified; Water, purified sterile; Water, sterile; Water, sterile purified; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Inorganic Compounds

Description

Clear colorless odorless liquid; [NTP]

Sources/Uses

The most universal solvent; [Merck Index] Used as a solvent, suspending agent, industrial coolant, diluent, moderator in nuclear reactors, nutrient, power source, hydration of lime, paper coatings, textile processing, debarking logs, filtration, washing and scouring, sulfur mining, hydrolysis, Portland cement, hydraulic systems, steam generation, and in foods and beverages; [NTP] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

23.75 mm Hg

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