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Unformatted text preview: 4-10; CHCl 3-50; CH 2 Cl 2-500 (CRC Handbook) Benzene - a recognized carcinogen. Acute -2; Chronic -3; a cumulative poison: People who work with benzene routinely over a period of years must take particular care to minimize exposure. Fire hazard - high. Cyclohexane - Chronic -U; Acute -2. Fire hazard high Chloroform - Chronic -U; Acute systemic -3 Considered more toxic than CH 2 Cl 1 but less toxic than CCl 4 and benzene. Fire hazard -none. Ethyl Acetate - Acute -2; Chronic -1; Fire hazard - high Dimethyl ether - Acute -2; Chronic -2; Fire hazard - extremely high! Iodine - Acute -3; Chronic -3; Extremely irritating to the lungs....
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This note was uploaded on 10/27/2010 for the course CHEM 223 taught by Professor Hardin during the Fall '10 term at CUNY Hunter.
- Fall '10