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Tellurium hexafluoride

RTECS #: WY2800000

CAS #: 7783-80-4


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 241.60 MF: F6Te


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. Tellurium hexafluoride (ACGIH:OSHA)


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
guinea pig
lowest published lethal concentration: 5 ppm/4 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema ATXKA8 18,140,1960
inhalation
guinea pig
lowest published toxic concentration: 50 mg/m3/1 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema HBTME* -,815,2007
inhalation
mouse
lowest published lethal concentration: 5 ppm/1 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema ATXKA8 18,140,1960
inhalation
mouse
lowest published toxic concentration: 50 mg/m3/1 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema HBTME* -,815,2007
inhalation
rat
lowest published lethal concentration: 5 ppm/4 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema ATXKA8 18,140,1960
inhalation
rat
lowest published toxic concentration: 50 mg/m3/1 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema HBTME* -,815,2007
inhalation
rabbit
lowest published lethal concentration: 5 ppm/4 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema ATXKA8 18,140,1960
inhalation
rabbit
lowest published toxic concentration: 50 mg/m3/1 hour Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema HBTME* -,815,2007


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 2.5 mg(F)/m3 DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value time-weighted average 0.02 ppm DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value Not classifiable as human carcinogen DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
ENTOX* -,140,2005
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
HBTME* ,815,2007


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD - air time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg/m3) DTLVS* 3,246,1971
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg(Te)/m3) CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg(Te)/m3) CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg(Te)/m3) CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors) 8 hour time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg/m3) CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.1 mg(Te)/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.1 mg(Te)/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Te)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg(Te)/m3), OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Te)/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 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 0.06 ppm (0.6 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - FRANCE VME 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg/m3), FEB2006
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 time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Te)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg(Te)/m3), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE NETHERLANDS MAC-TGG 0.2 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Te)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.10 mg(Te)/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NORWAY time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE PHILIPPINES time-weighted average 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg/m3), JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - POLAND MAC(time-weighted average) 1 mg(HF)/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 3 mg(HF)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - POLAND MAC(time-weighted average) 0.01 mg(Te)/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 0.03 mg(Te)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWEDEN time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Te)/m3, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWEDEN time-weighted average 2 mg(F)/m3, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 0.02 ppm (0.2 mg/m3), DEC2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - UNITED KINGDOM time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - UNITED KINGDOM time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Te)/m3, 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 TELLURIUM HEXAFLUORIDE-air 10 hour time-weighted average 0.02 ppm NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

ATXKA8 Archiv fuer Toxikologie. (Berlin, Fed. Rep. Ger.) V.15-31, 1954-74. For publisher information, see ARTODN.
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
ENTOX* Encyclopedia of Toxicology: Reference Book, Elsevier, 2005
HBTME*
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.

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