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Substance Name: Petroleum ether
RN: 8030-30-6

Notes

  • Low boiling fractions of petroleum, mainly hydrocarbons in alkane series.
  • TSCA Definition 2018: Refined, partly refined, or unrefined petroleum products produced by the distillation of natural gas. It consists of hydrocarbons having carbon numbers predominantly in the range of C5 through C6 and boiling in the range of approximately 38.degree.C to 93.degree.C (100.degree.F to 200.degree.F).

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Herbicide
  • Human Data
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • TSCA UVCB
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • TWA (400 ppm)
  • TWA 100 ppm (400 mg/m3)

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Naphtha
  • Petroleum benzin
  • Petroleum ether

Synonyms

  • Amsco H-J
  • Amsco H-SB
  • Aromatic solvent
  • Benzin
  • Benzin B70
  • Benzine
  • Benzyna DO lakierow C
  • Benzyna DO lakierow C [Polish]
  • EC 232-443-2
  • EINECS 232-443-2
  • Herbitox
  • HI-Flash naphtha
  • Hi-flash naphthayethylen
  • HSDB 2892
  • Hydrotreated naphtha
  • Light ligroin
  • Mineral spirits
  • Mineral spirits No. 10
  • Mineral thinner
  • Mineral turpentine
  • Naphtha
  • Naphtha VM & P, 50 degree flash
  • Naphtha VM & P, high flash
  • Naphtha VM & P, regular
  • Naphtha, hydrotreated
  • Naphtha, petroleum
  • Petroleum benzin
  • Petroleum distillates (naphtha)
  • Petroleum naphtha
  • Petroleum, light
  • Petroleum-derived naphtha
  • Rubber solvent
  • Rubber solvent (Naphtha)
  • Skelly-solve H
  • Skelly-solve R
  • Skelly-solve S
  • Skelly-solve S-66
  • Solvent naphtha
  • Super VMP
  • UNII-13T6W0J5RE
  • UNII-O3L624621X
  • Unleaded gasoline
  • Varsol
  • White spirit
  • White spirits

Systematic Names

  • Benzin
  • Naphtha

Superlist Names

  • Coal tar
  • Naphtha
  • Naphtha 49 degree be-coal tar type
  • Naphtha VM & P
  • Naphtha VM & P, 50 degree flash
  • Naphtha VM & P, high flash
  • Naphtha VM & P, regular
  • Naphtha, petroleum
  • Petroleum benzin
  • Rubber solvent (Naphtha)
  • VM & P naphtha

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8030-30-6

FDA UNIIs

  • 13T6W0J5RE
  • O3L624621X

Other Registry Numbers

  • 116010-52-7
  • 121448-83-7
  • 1217187-52-4
  • 345960-90-9
  • 50813-73-5
  • 54847-97-1
  • 8030-31-7

System Generated Number

  • 0008030306

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
human LCLo inhalation 3pph/5M (30000ppm)   Tabulae Biologicae. Vol. 3, Pg. 231, 1933.
mammal (species unspecified) LDLo intraperitoneal 2500mg/kg (2500mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: TREMOR

PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: FLACCID PARALYSIS WITHOUT ANESTHESIA (USUALLY NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKAGE)

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
American Journal of Hygiene. Vol. 7, Pg. 276, 1927.
man LDLo intravenous 27mg/kg (27mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY STIMULATION

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES
Clinical Toxicology. Vol. 16, Pg. 335, 1980.
mouse LCLo inhalation 10600mg/m3/6H (10600mg/m3)   JAT, Journal of Applied Toxicology. Vol. 9, Pg. 59, 1989.
rabbit LD50 skin > 3gm/kg (3000mg/kg) SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OTHER: EYE

BEHAVIORAL: FOOD INTAKE (ANIMAL)
JAT, Journal of Applied Toxicology. Vol. 9, Pg. 59, 1989.
rat LCLo inhalation 1600ppm/6H (1600ppm) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY) Chemistry and Industry Vol. (17), Pg. 1078, 1939.
rat LD50 oral > 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg)   JAT, Journal of Applied Toxicology. Vol. 9, Pg. 59, 1989.