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Calcium carbonate

RTECS #: EV9580000

CAS #: 1317-65-3


UPDATE: February 2009 MW: N/R MF: N/R


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA:
  3. REVIEWS:
  4. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  5. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  6. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  7. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Agricultural limestone
  2. Agstone
  3. Bell mine pulverized limestone
  4. Calcium carbonate (ACGIH:OSHA)
  5. Calcium carbonate, dust
  6. Chalk
  7. Domolite
  1. Franklin
  2. Limestone (OSHA)
  3. Lithograpic stone
  4. Marble (OSHA)
  5. Natural calcium carbonate
  6. Portland stone
  7. Sohnhofen stone


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
rat
lowest published toxic concentration: 84 mg/m3/4 hour/40 week- intermittent Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Fibrosis (interstitial)

Liver: Other changes

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes
VCVN1* -,114,1988
inhalation
rat
lowest published toxic concentration: 250 mg/m3/2 hour/24 week- intermittent Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Fibrosis, focal (pneumoconiosis) VCVN1* -,115,1988


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
BPCEM* 17,237,2003


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD NUISANCE PARTICULATES DTLWS* 3,12,1973
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry) 8 hour time-weighted average 15 mg/m3, total dust CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry) 8 hour time-weighted average 5 mg/m3, respirable fraction CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction) 8 hour time-weighted average 15 mg/m3, total dust CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction) 8 hour time-weighted average 5 mg/m3, respirable fraction CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards) 8 hour time-weighted average 15 mg/m3, total dust CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards) 8 hour time-weighted average 5 mg/m3, respirable fraction CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 10 mg/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - HUNGARY time-weighted average 10 mg/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit - JAPAN Occupational Exposure Limit 1 mg/m3 (respirable), 4 mg/m3 (total), APR2007
Occupational Exposure Limit - KOREA time-weighted average 10 mg/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 10 mg/m3;
short term exposure limit 20 mg/m3 (inhalable), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE NETHERLANDS MAC-TGG 10 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 10 mg/m3 (inspirable dust), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - POLAND MAC(time-weighted average) dust 10 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 6 mg/m3, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 3 mg/m3, DEC2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - UNITED KINGDOM time-weighted average 10 mg/m3 (inhalable), 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - UNITED KINGDOM time-weighted average 4 mg/m3 (respirable), 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value;

Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO CALCIUM CARBONATE, respirable-air 10 hour time-weighted average 5 mg/m3 NIOSH* DHHS #95-121,1995
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO CALCIUM CARBONATE, total dust-air 10 hour time-weighted average 10 mg/m3 NIOSH* DHHS #95-121,1995
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO LIMESTONE, respirable fraction-air 10 hour time-weighted average 5 mg/m3 NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO LIMESTONE, total dust-air 10 hour time-weighted average 10 mg/m3 NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO MARBLE, respirable fraction-air 10 hour time-weighted average 5 mg/m3 NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO MARBLE, total dust-air 10 hour time-weighted average 10 mg/m3 NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: M1525;
Number of Industries 76;
Total Number of Facilities 9,388;
Number of Occupations 85;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 135,016
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: M1525;
Number of Industries 164;
Total Number of Facilities 31,577;
Number of Occupations 138;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 533,341;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 36,245
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X3265;
Number of Industries 51;
Total Number of Facilities 4,765;
Number of Occupations 57;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 79,861;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 4,247


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

BPCEM* Best Practice & Research Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (Elsevier Ltd.) V.13- 1999-
CFRGBR Code of Federal Regulations. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt. of Documents, Washington, DC 20402)
DTLWS* "Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values for Substances in Workroom Air," Supplements. For publisher information, see 85INA8.
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
VCVN1* "Vrednie chemichescie veshestva. Neorganicheskie soedinenia elementov I-IV groopp" (Hazardous substances. Inornanic substances containing I-IV group elements), Filov V.A., Chimia, 1988.

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