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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Acetic acid, potassium salt

RTECS #

AJ3325000

CAS #

127-08-2

Updated

August 2009

Molecular Weight

98.15

Molecular Formula

C2H3O2·K

Synonyms

Diuretic salt
Octan draselny (Czech)
Potassium acetate

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 3250 mg/kgHPV093 -,-,2001

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 0.117 mg/m3/90D- continuousBehavioral: Change in psychophysiological tests

Blood: Other changes

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Catalases
GISAAA -,8,1993
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 0.476 mg/m3/2W- continuousBehavioral: Change in psychophysiological tests

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

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Transaminases
GISAAA -,8,1993
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 0.476 mg/m3/60D- continuousBiochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Catalases

Blood: Other changes
GISAAA -,8,1993
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 0.117 mg/m3/2W- continuousBiochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Transaminases

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

Blood: Changes in serum composition (e.g. TP, bilirubin, cholesterol)
GISAAA -,8,1993
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 0.117 mg/m3/120D- continuousNutritional and Gross Metabolic: Changes in: Ca

Blood: Changes in serum composition (e.g. TP, bilirubin, cholesterol)
GISAAA -,8,1993

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 5 mg/m3, JUN2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 84468; Number of Industries 71; Total Number of Facilities 5360; Number of Occupations 78; Total Number of Employees Exposed 204777; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 109940
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 84468; Number of Industries 12; Total Number of Facilities 1381; Number of Occupations 16; Total Number of Employees Exposed 4523

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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