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Carbon tetrabromide

RTECS #: FG4725000

CAS #: 558-13-4


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 331.65 MF: CBr4


NOTE:

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

SYNONYMS:

  1. Bromid uhlicity (Czech)
  2. Carbon bromide
  3. Carbon tetrabromide (ACGIH)
  1. Methane, tetrabromide
  2. Methane, tetrabromo -
  3. Tetrabromomethane


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
intravenous
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 56 mg/kg N/R CSLNX* NX#01612
oral
rat
lethal dose : 3 gm/kg N/R VCVGH* -,583,1990
subcutaneous
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 298 mg/kg N/R TXAPA9 4,354,1962


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

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


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value time-weighted average 0.1 ppm;short term exposure limit 0.3 ppm DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA time-weighted average 0.1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 0.3 ppm (4.1 mg/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 0.1 ppm(1.4 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 0.3 ppm(4.2 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK time-weighted average 0.1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3), OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - FINLAND time-weighted average 0.1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 0.4 ppm, Skin, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - FRANCE VME 0.1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3), FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - KOREA time-weighted average 0.1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 0.3 ppm (4 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 0.1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3);
short term exposure limit 0.3 ppm (4 mg/m3), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE NETHERLANDS MAC-TGG 1.4 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 0.1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NORWAY time-weighted average 0.1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 0.2 mg/m3, Skin, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 0.1 ppm (1.4 mg/m3), DEC2006
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value;

time-weighted average 0.1 ppm;
short term exposure limit 0.3 ppm
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value
time-weighted average 0.1 ppm;
short term exposure limit 0.3 ppm


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO CARBON TETRABROMIDE-air 10 hour time-weighted average 0.1 ppm;
short term exposure limit 0.3 ppm
NIOSH* DHHS #95-121,1995
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X4014;
Number of Industries 2;
Total Number of Facilities 34;
Number of Occupations 4;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 2,703;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 459


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

CSLNX* U.S. Army Armament Research & Development Command, Chemical Systems Laboratory, NIOSH Exchange Chemicals. (Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD 21010)
DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
TXAPA9 Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. (Academic Press, Inc., 1 E. First St., Duluth, MN 55802) V.1- 1959-
VCVGH* "Vrednie chemichescie veshestva, galogenproisvodnie uglevodorodov". (Hazardous substances: Galogenated hydrocarbons) Bandman A.L. et al., Chimia, 1990.

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