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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Acetic acid, barium salt

RTECS #

AF4550000

CAS #

543-80-6

Updated

September 201

Molecular Weight

255.44

Molecular Formula

C4H6O4·Ba

Synonyms

Barium acetate
Barium diacetate
Octan barnaty (Czech)

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intravenous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 21 mg/kgTXAPA9 22,150,1972
intravenous/rabbit lowest published lethal dose: 12 mg/kgEQSSDX 1,1,1975
oral/rabbit lowest published lethal dose: 236 mg/kgEQSSDX 1,1,1975
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 921 mg/kgMarJV# 29MAR1977
subcutaneous/rabbit lowest published lethal dose: 96 mg/kgEQSSDX 1,1,1975

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/chicken lowest published toxic dose: 39.2 gm/kg/4W- intermittentRelated to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type fieldHBTME* -,407,2007

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-Not classifiable as a human carcinogenDTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD-airtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3DTLVS* 3,21,1971
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN check ACGIH TLV;
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGIH TLV
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FRANCEVME 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-GERMANYMAK 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, inhal, 2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, short term exposure limit 2 mg(Ba)/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, short term exposure limit 1.5 mg(Ba)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, KZG-week 1 mg(Ba)/m3, inhal, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE PHILIPPINEStime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-TURKEYtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors)8H time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 84519; Number of Industries 4; Total Number of Facilities 56; Number of Occupations 11; Total Number of Employees Exposed 2719; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 759
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 84519; Number of Industries 5; Total Number of Facilities 203; Number of Occupations 7; Total Number of Employees Exposed 949

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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