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Sulfur chloride

RTECS #: WS4300000

CAS #: 10025-67-9


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 135.02 MF: Cl2S2


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. Disulfur dichloride
  2. Siarki chlorek (Polish)
  3. Sulfur monochloride
  1. Sulfur monochloride (ACGIH:OSHA)
  2. Sulfur subchloride
  3. Thiosulfurous dichloride


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
inhalation
cat
lowest published toxic concentration: 10 mg/m3 Gastrointestinal: Changes in structure or function of salivary glands VCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation
cat
lowest published lethal concentration: 190 mg/m3 Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema VCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation
human
lowest published toxic concentration: 5 mg/m3/1 minute Eye: Conjunctiva irritation VCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation
human
lowest published toxic concentration: 10 mg/m3/1 minute Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Cough VCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation
mammal (species unspecified)
lowest published toxic concentration: 90 mg/m3/4 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes VCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation
mouse
lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 150 ppm N/R IPSTB3 3,93,1976
inhalation
rat
lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 2,500 mg/m3/4 hour Eye: Corneal damage

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Cyanosis
IJTOFN 19,342,2000
inhalation
rat
lowest published toxic concentration: 90 mg/m3 Behavioral: Alteration of classical conditioning VCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation
rat
lowest published toxic concentration: 90 mg/m3/4 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes TPKVAL 14,73,1975
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 132 mg/kg Behavioral: General anesthetic

Cardiac: Other changes

Skin and Appendages: Other: Hair
IJTOFN 19,342,2000


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 ceiling concentration 1 ppm DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry) 8 hour time-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3) CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction) 8 hour time-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3) CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards) 8 hour time-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3) CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors) 8 hour time-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3) CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA ceiling concentration 1 ppm (5.5 mg/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM short term exposure limit 1 ppm (5.6 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK ceiling concentration 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - FINLAND time-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 2 ppm (12 mg/m3), Skin, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - HUNGARY time-weighted average 6 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 24 mg/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit - JAPAN Occupational Exposure Limit- continuous 1 ppm (5.5 mg/m3), APR2007
Occupational Exposure Limit - KOREA ceiling concentration 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO peak 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE NETHERLANDS MAC- continuous 6 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND ceiling concentration 1 ppm (5.5 mg/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NORWAY time-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE PHILIPPINES time-weighted average 6 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - POLAND MAC(time-weighted average) 5 mg/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 15 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 0.3 mg/m3, Skin, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 1 ppm (6 mg/m3),KZG- week 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), DEC2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - UNITED KINGDOM short term exposure limit 1 ppm (5.6 mg/m3), 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value;

ceiling concentration 1 ppm
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value
ceiling concentration 1 ppm


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO SULFUR MONOCHLORIDE-air ceiling concentration 1 ppm NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X5495;
Number of Industries 21;
Total Number of Facilities 964;
Number of Occupations 28;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 28,182;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 2,203


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
Used as chlorinating agent and catalyst
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

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
IJTOFN International Journal of Toxicology. (Taylor & Francis, 47 Runway Rd., Suite g, Levittown, PA 19057) V.16- 1997-
IPSTB3 International Polymer Science and Technology. (Rapra Technology Ltd., Shawbury, Shrewsbury, Shropshire SY4 4NR, UK)
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
TPKVAL Toksikologiya Novykh Promyshlennykh Khimicheskikh Veshchestv. Toxicology of New Industrial Chemical Substances. For English translation, see TNICS*. (Izdatel'stvo Meditsina, Moscow, USSR) No.1- 1961-
VCVN5* "Vrednie chemichescie veshestva. Neorganicheskie soedinenia elementov V-VII groopp" (Hazardous substances. Inornanic substances containing V-VII group elements), Bandman A.L. et al., Chimia, 1989.

Used as chlorinating agent and catalyst

NIOSH PROFILE (INORGANIC SULFUR), SRC, 4/78

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