Phenyl ether-biphenyl mixture, vapor

Agent Name
Phenyl ether-biphenyl mixture, vapor
CAS Number
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Other Classes
Phenyl ether-biphenyl mixture, vapor formula graphical representation
1,1'-Biphenyl, mixt. with 1,1'-oxybis(benzene); Biphenyl, mixed with biphenyl oxide (3:7); Biphenyl-diphenyl ether eutectic mixture; Biphenyl-diphenyl ether mixture; Biphenyl-diphenyl ether mixture (26.5:73.5); Dinil; Dinyl; Diphenyl mixed with diphenyl oxide; Diphyl; Dowtherm A; Phenyl ether, compd with biphenyl; Phenyl ether-biphenyl eutectic mixture; Phenyl ether-diphenyl mixture; Therminol VP; [ChemIDplus]
Other Aromatic Compounds
Colorless to straw-colored liquid or solid (below 54 degrees F) with a disagreeable, aromatic odor. [Note: A mixture typically contains 75% phenyl ether & 25% biphenyl.]; [NIOSH]
Used as a heat transfer medium at temperatures below 380 degrees C; [HSDB]
Rats fed 0.5-1.0 g/kg 5 days a week for 132 doses show slightly increased liver weights. Irritating to the eyes, nose, and throat at concentrations of 3 to 4 ppm; [HSDB]
Biomedical References

Exposure Assessment

1 ppm
10 ppm
Excerpts from Documentation for IDLHs
Human data: Concentrations ranging from 7 to 10 ppm have caused burning of the eyes, irritation of the respiratory tract, and severe nausea [ILO 1971].
Vapor Pressure
0.08 mm Hg
Explanatory Notes
Flash point = 255 deg F; VP from HSDB;

Adverse Effects

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

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