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Corn starch

RTECS #: GM5090000

CAS #: 9005-25-8


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


NOTE:

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

SYNONYMS:

  1. ARGO brand corn starch
  2. Amaizo W 13
  3. Amylomaize VII
  4. Amylum
  5. Aquapel (polysaccharide)
  6. Arrowroot starch
  7. CPC 3005
  8. CPC 6448
  9. Claro 5591
  10. Clearjel
  11. Farinex 100
  12. Galactasol A
  13. Genvis
  14. HRW 13
  15. Keestar
  16. Maizena
  17. Maranta
  18. Melojel
  1. Meluna
  2. OK PRE - GEL
  3. Penford Gum 380
  4. Remyline Ac
  5. RiceICE starch
  6. Sorghum gum
  7. Sta - RX 1500
  8. Staramic 747
  9. Starch
  10. Starch (ACGIH:OSHA)
  11. Starch, corn
  12. Tapioca starch
  13. Tapon
  14. Trogum
  15. W - 13 Stabilizer
  16. W - Gum
  17. alpha - Starch


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
skin
human
300 g/3 day- intermittent mild 85DKA8 -,127,1977


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
intraperitoneal
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 6,600 mg/kg N/R PCJOAU 15,139,1981


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
oral
rat
lowest published toxic dose: 420 gm/kg/4 week- continuous Gastrointestinal: Hypermotility, diarrhea

Gastrointestinal: Other changes

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Weight loss or decreased weight gain
AJPHAP 188,550,1957


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value time-weighted average 10 mg/m3 DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value Not classifiable as human carcinogen DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD NUISANCE PARTICULATES DTLWS* 3,28,1972
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 Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors) 8 hour time-weighted average 15 mg/m3, total dust CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors) 8 hour time-weighted average 5 mg/m3, respirable fraction CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 10 mg/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - KOREA time-weighted average 10 mg/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 10 mg/m3 (inspirable dust), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 10 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;

Not classifiable as human carcinogen
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value
Not classifiable as human carcinogen


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO STARCH, 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 STARCH, 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: M1816;
Number of Industries 8;
Total Number of Facilities 595;
Number of Occupations 22;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 8,921
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: M1860;
Number of Industries 11;
Total Number of Facilities 1,585;
Number of Occupations 16;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 7,587
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: M3398;
Number of Industries 3;
Total Number of Facilities 372;
Number of Occupations 6;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 6,520
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: M4676;
Number of Industries 5;
Total Number of Facilities 256;
Number of Occupations 10;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 2,019
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 69738;
Number of Industries 167;
Total Number of Facilities 29,972;
Number of Occupations 125;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 348,135
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X8553;
Number of Industries 192;
Total Number of Facilities 35,235;
Number of Occupations 150;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 665,042;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 227,086


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

85DKA8 "Cutaneous Toxicity, Proceedings of the 3rd Conference, 1976," Drill, V.A., and P. Lazar, eds., New York, Academic Press, Inc. 1977
AJPHAP American Journal of Physiology. (American Physiological Soc., 9650 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20814) V.1- 1898-
CFRGBR Code of Federal Regulations. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt. of Documents, Washington, DC 20402)
DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
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.
PCJOAU Pharmaceutical Chemistry Journal (English Translation). Translation of KHFZAN. (Plenum Pub. Corp., 233 Spring St., New York, NY 10013) No.1- 1967-

Used as adhesives, filtrate reducer, gellant

FDA-over the counter drug

RTECS Compound Description:
   Drug
   Human Data
   Natural Product
   Primary Irritant

ALT CAS #: 53112-52-0
ALT CAS #: 75138-75-9
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