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DIOXANE Hazard Summary


CAS Number: 123-91-1

• DIOXANE (also called 1,4-DIOXANE) is a flammable liquid. It may
form explosive chemicals, especially when anhydrous (very dry).

• It is produced in large amounts (between 10 million and 18 million pounds in1990) by three companies in the United States.

• This chemical enters the body when people breathe air or consume water or food contaminated with DIOXANE.

• It can also be absorbed through skin contact.

• This chemical is used in these types of products: Facial Moisturizer/Treatment, Shampoo.

•Listed on labels as: Diethylene ether; Dioxan; p-Dioxane; 1,4-Dioxane; Diethylene dioxide


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Source:
EPA
epa.gov/opptintr

Companies use it as a solvent for paper, cotton, and textile processing and for various organic products. It is also used in automotive coolant liquid, and in shampoos and other cosmetics.

Five workers in an artificial silk factory died as a result of severe kidney and liver damage after heavy exposures for 2 months; [ACGIH]

Allergic contact dermatitis from dioxane in a solvent for cleaning metal parts. Fregert S. Contact Dermatitis Newsletter. 1974. 15(438)

Symptoms


Source:
CDC

(Center for Disease Control)
cdc.gov/niosh

•INHALATION: Headache. Nausea. Cough. Sore throat. Abdominal pain. Dizziness. Drowsiness. Vomiting. Unconsciousness.

•SKIN: MAY BE ABSORBED! Redness.

•EYES: Redness. Pain. Causes watering of the eyes.


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