CDC logo, Safer Healthier People  CDC HomeCDC SearchCDC Health Topics A-Z
NIOSH - National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Search NIOSH  |  NIOSH Home  |  NIOSH Topics  |  Site Index  |  Databases and Information Resources  |  NIOSH Products  |  Contact Us






Sulfur decafluoride

RTECS #: WS4480000

CAS #: 5714-22-7


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 254.12 MF: F10S2


NOTE:

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

SYNONYMS:

  1. Disulfur decafluoride
  2. Sulfur pentafluoride
  1. Sulfur pentafluoride (ACGIH:OSHA)
  2. TL 70


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
mouse
lowest published lethal concentration: 45 gm/m3/10 minute Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea NTIS** PB158-508
intravenous
dog
lowest published lethal dose: 1 mg/kg Vascular: Shock

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema

Blood: Changes in cell count (unspecified)
AMIHBC 8,436,1953
intravenous
rabbit
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 5,790 g/kg Vascular: Pulse pressure increase

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema

Blood: Other changes
AMIHBC 8,436,1953


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 0.01 ppm DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD - air time-weighted average 0.025 ppm (0.25 mg/m3) DTLVS* 3,241,1971
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.025 ppm (0.25 mg/m3) CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.025 ppm (0.25 mg/m3) CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.025 ppm (0.25 mg/m3) CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.025 ppm (0.25 mg/m3) CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA ceiling concentration 0.01 ppm (0.1 mg/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM short term exposure limit 0.01 ppm (0.1 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK ceiling concentration 0.01 ppm (0.1 mg/m3), OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - EC time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, FEB 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - FINLAND time-weighted average 0.025 ppm, short term exposure limit 0.075 ppm , Skin, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - GERMANY MAK 1 mg(F)/m3 (inhalable), 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - HUNGARY time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, short term exposure limit 10 mg(F)/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit - KOREA ceiling concentration 0.01 ppm (0.1 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO peak 0.025 ppm (0.25 mg/m3), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE NETHERLANDS MAC-TGG 0.1 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND ceiling concentration 0.01 ppm (0.10 mg/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NORWAY time-weighted average 0.01 ppm (0.1 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE PHILIPPINES time-weighted average 0.025 ppm (0.25 mg/m3), JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 0.1 mg/m3, Skin, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWEDEN time-weighted average 2 mg(F)/m3, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 0.01 ppm (0.1 mg/m3),KZG- week 0.01 ppm (0.1 mg/m3), DEC2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - TURKEY time-weighted average 0.025 ppm (0.25 mg/m3), JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - UNITED KINGDOM time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value;

ceiling concentration 0.01 ppm
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value
ceiling concentration 0.01 ppm


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO SULFUR PENTAFLUORIDE-air ceiling concentration 0.01 ppm NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

N/R


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

AMIHBC AMA Archives of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Medicine. (Chicago, IL) V.2-10, 1950-54. For publisher information, see AEHLAU.
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
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
NTIS** National Technical Information Service. (Springfield, VA 22161) Formerly U.S. Clearinghouse for Scientific & Technical Information.

Click Here for Additional Information about RTECS

NIOSH Home |  NIOSH Search  |  Site Index  |  Topic List |  Contact Us