Solvent naphtha (petroleum), heavy aromatic

Agent Name
Solvent naphtha (petroleum), heavy aromatic
CAS Number
Major Category
Other Classes
(Polyethyl)benzenes; Heavy aromatic naphtha; Heavy aromatic solvent naphtha (petroleum); High-flash aromatic naphtha; Shellsol R; Solvent naphtha; Solvent naphtha (petroleum), heavy arom.; Solvent naphtha, petroleum, heavy arom.; Solvent naphtha, (petroleum), heavy arom.; [ChemIDplus] Amsco solvent; Aromatic hydrocarbon; C9+; C9+ tipo2; Caromax 19; Caromax 20; Caromax 20E; Caromax 29; CW Naphtha; EFA 180/200; EFA 240/270; Heavy and very heavy aromatics; HEAVY AROMATIC NAPHTHA; Kemelix H610; Kerosine - unspecified; NEFRAS 150/330; Petrinex ASB; Re-run tower bottoms; SHELLSOL.AB; SOLAREX 90/160; SOLVAREX 10; SOLVAREX 90; SOLVAREX 90/180; SOLVARO 290; SOLVARO 300; SOLVARO AFD; SOLVARO K; Solvent Naphtha; Solvent Naphtha 150; Solventnaphtha (Mieralol), schweraromatisch; Solvesso 150; Sovesso 200; Washed aromatic residues; [IUCLID] Aromatic 200 Fluid; SOLVESSO 200 ND FLUID; AROMATIC 200 ULN FLUID; Aromatic 150 Fluid; AROMATIC 150/ANTI-STATIC; [ExxonMobil MSDS]
Petroleum Distillates, Other
Clear, pale yellow liquid; [ExxonMobil MSDS]
Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used in the chemical, fuel, agricultural, coatings (paints, lacquers, and varnishes), polymers, and textile processing industries; Used as a corrosion inhibitor, intermediate, pesticide, fuel additive, lubricant additive, solvent, herbicide solvent, cleaning/washing agent, disinfectant, impregnating agent, and for propulsion and heating; [IUCLID] Used as a solvent; [ExxonMobil MSDS]
TSCA Definition 2008: Obtained from distillation of aromatic streams and consisting of mainly aromatic hydrocarbons with carbon numbers of C9 through C16 and boiling range of 165 deg C to 290 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Not irritating or sensitizing in a dermal study of 26 human volunteers; Changes in hematological parameters, serum chemistry, increased relative kidney, liver, testes, and adrenal weights, and histopathological changes of the liver, thyroid, urinary bladder, and stomach observed in 13- week oral study of rats; No developmental effects observed in rats administered by gavage on days 6-15 of gestation; [IUCLID] May cause irritation; Ingestion may lead to aspiration causing lung injury; Inhalation of high concentrations may cause dizziness, anesthesia, and other CNS effects; [ExxonMobil MSDS]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

Vapor Pressure
0.05 mm Hg
Lethal Concentration
LC50 (rat) > 590 mg/m3/4hr
Explanatory Notes
For TLV, see Appendix H: Reciprocal Calculation Method for Certain Refined Hydrocarbon Solvent Vapors; [TLVs and BEIs]

Adverse Effects

Acute solvent syndrome
Hepatoxic (a) from occupational exposure (secondary effect) or (b) in animal studies or in humans after ingestion

Diseases, Processes, and Activities Linked to This Agent


Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: