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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Acetic acid, calcium salt

RTECS #

AF7525000

CAS #

62-54-4

Updated

July 2010

Molecular Weight

158.18

Molecular Formula

C4H6O4·Ca

Synonyms

Brown acetate
Calcium acetate
Calcium diacetate
Gray acetate
Lime acetate
Lime pyrolignite
Sorbo-calcion
Teltozan
Vinegar salts

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
Unscheduled DNA Synthesisintraperitoneal/rat1290 µmol/kg/5D- intermittentCRNGDP 6,1819,1985

Reproductive Effects Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat 0.106 mg/m3 (0-21D pregnant)Blood: Other changes

Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetal death

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Dehydrogenases
GISAAA -,17,1993
inhalation/rat 0.519 mg/m3 (0-21D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on fertility: Pre- implantation mortality (e.g., reduction in number of implants per female; total number of implants per corpora lutea)

Reproductive: Effects on fertility: Post- implantation mortality (e.g., dead and/or resorbed implants per total number of implants)

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Changes in: Ca
GISAAA -,17,1993

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 75 mg/kgABMGAJ 6,447,1961
intravenous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 52 mg/kgHPV093 -,-,2001
intravenous/rat lowest published lethal dose: 147 mg/kgJPETAB 71,1,1941
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 4280 mg/kgHPV093 -,-,2001

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/rat lowest published toxic dose: 12 mg/kg/30D- intermittentBrain and Coverings: Other degenerative changes

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Dehydrogenases

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Other oxidoreductases
FAATDF 11,229,1988
oral/human lowest published toxic dose: 800.5 mg/kg/4W- intermittentBlood: Changes in serum composition (e.g. TP, bilirubin, cholesterol)

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Changes in: Ca

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Changes in: P
INJPD2 41,187,2009

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 533,92,2003

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 2 mg/m3, Skin, JUN2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 81751; Number of Industries 53; Total Number of Facilities 5005; Number of Occupations 43; Total Number of Employees Exposed 65011; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 8166
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 81751; Number of Industries 29; Total Number of Facilities 1286; Number of Occupations 27; Total Number of Employees Exposed 10494

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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