Trans-1,2-dichloroethylene (alias of E-12-Dichloroethene)

CAS RN:156-60-5

Protective Equip. / Clothing

Wear appropriate personal protective clothing to prevent skin contact. /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

Wear appropriate eye protection to prevent eye contact. /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

Respirator Recommendations: Up to 1000 ppm: /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

Assigned Protection Factor (APF) Respirator Recommendations
APF = 25 Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode. Substance causes eye irritation or damage; eye protection needed.
APF = 25 Any powered, air-purifying respirator with organic vapor cartridge(s). Substance causes eye irritation or damage; eye protection needed.
APF = 50 Any chemical cartridge respirator with a full facepiece and organic vapor cartridge(s).
APF = 50 Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister.
APF = 50 Any self-contained breathing apparatus with a full facepiece.
APF = 50 Any supplied-air respirator with a full facepiece.

Respirator Recommendations: Emergency or planned entry into unknown concentrations or IDLH conditions: /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

Assigned Protection Factor (APF) Respirator Recommendations
APF = 10,000 Any self-contained breathing apparatus that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode.
APF = 10,000 Any supplied-air respirator that has a full facepiece and is operated in a pressure-demand or other positive-pressure mode in combination with an auxiliary self-contained positive-pressure breathing apparatus.

Respirator Recommendations: Escape: /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

Assigned Protection Factor (APF) Respirator Recommendations
APF = 50 Any air-purifying, full-facepiece respirator (gas mask) with a chin-style, front- or back-mounted organic vapor canister./Any appropriate escape-type, self-contained breathing apparatus.

Use ventilation, local exhaust or breathing protection. /1,2-Dichloroethylene/

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