From: Monona Rossol <actsnyc**At_Symbol_Here**>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Leak in WV
Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2014 10:04:21 -0500
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Section II; 
Acute toxicity data, if available, are listed below. Additional toxicity data may be available on request.
Oral LD-50:(rat)   825 mg/kg
Dermal LD-50: ( rat)  >2,000 mg/mg
Skin Irritation (rabbit)  strong
Skin Sensitization: (guinea pig)  none
So it is toxic (500-5000 mg/kg), and an irritant. This must be Eastman's own since I don't see it elsewhere.  And I think I'll write to Eastman for the "additional toxicity data."   I've looked and looked for chronic anything on it.
Monona Rossol, M.S., M.F.A., Industrial Hygienist
President:  Arts, Crafts & Theater Safety, Inc.
Safety Officer: Local USA829, IATSE
181 Thompson St., #23
New York, NY 10012     212-777-0062

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From: Comcast <rosera**At_Symbol_Here**COMCAST.NET>
Sent: Sun, Jan 12, 2014 9:13 am
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Leak in WV

According to FEMA and West Virginia Div of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, the "crude" chemical was spilled.  They have a link to the following MSDS:!

Richard Rosera
Rosearray EHS Services

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On Jan 11, 2014, at 3:47 PM, "Larson, Jay" <Jay.Larson**At_Symbol_Here**SCIENCE.DOE.GOV> wrote:

FYI, the Elk River where the chemical spilled into, is a tributary that eventually leads into the Ohio River, then into the Mississippi.  I had wondered if it was coming my way down the Potomac River.   JL
From: DCHAS-L Discussion List [mailto:dchas-l**At_Symbol_Here**MED..CORNELL.EDU] On Behalf Of Melissa Charlton-Smith
Sent: Friday, January 10, 2014 3:31 PM
Subject: [DCHAS-L] Chemical Leak in WV
Just thought I would share this with everyone from my home state
Mel Charlton-Smith
WVWC Chemical Hygiene Officer-NRCC
Chemistry Lab Coordinator, Lecturer
BS-CHO program
Department of Chemistry
WV Wesleyan College
Buckhannon, WV 26201

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