n-Pentane

CAS RN: 109-66-0

Protective Equip. / Clothing

Employees should be provided with and required to use impervious clothing ... face shields (eight inch minimum), and other appropriate protective clothing necessary to prevent repeated or prolonged skin contace with liquid pentane.
Wear appropriate personal protective clothing to prevent skin contact.
Wear appropriate eye protection to prevent eye contact.
Respirator Recommendations: Up to 1200 ppm:
Assigned Protection Factor (APF) Respirator Recommendations
APF = 10 Any supplied-air respirator.
Respirator Recommendations: Up to 1500 ppm:
Assigned Protection Factor (APF) Respirator Recommendations
APF = 25 Any supplied-air respirator operated in a continuous-flow mode.
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:
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:
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.
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