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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Barium peroxide

RTECS #

CR0175000

CAS #

1304-29-6

Updated

April 2012

Molecular Weight

169.34

Molecular Formula

BaO2

Synonyms

Bario (perossido di) (Italian)
Barium binoxide
Barium dioxide
Barium superoxide
Bariumperoxid (German)
Bariumperoxyde (Dutch)
Dioxyde de baryum (French)
Peroxyde de baryum (French)

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
subcutaneous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 50 mg/kgZVKOA6 19,186,1974

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-FINLANDtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, NOV2011
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-SWEDENtime-weighted average 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 0.5 mg(Ba)/m3, 2003
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 83238; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 46; Number of Occupations 2; Total Number of Employees Exposed 511; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 325
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 83238; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 57; Number of Occupations 1; Total Number of Employees Exposed 57

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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