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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Borane, trichloro-

RTECS #

ED1925000

CAS #

10294-34-5; 31012-04-1

Updated

November 2004

Molecular Weight

117.16

Molecular Formula

BCl3

Synonyms

Boron chloride
Boron trichloride
Chlorure de bore (French)
Trichloroborane
Trichloroboron

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/mammal (species unspecified) lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 1650 mg/m3STGNBT -,36,1999
inhalation/mouse Lowest published lethal concentration: 20 ppm/7HLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes

Skin: After systemic exposure: Dermatitis, other

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Weight loss or decreased weight gain
14KTAK -,693,1964
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 2541 ppm/1HTXAPA9 42,417,1977

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/mouse lowest published toxic concentration: 660 mg/m3/3W- intermittentRelated to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type fieldSTGNBT -,36,1999

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 12970; Number of Industries 6; Total Number of Facilities 70; Number of Occupations 6; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1125; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 613
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 12970; Number of Industries 2; Total Number of Facilities 15; Number of Occupations 3; Total Number of Employees Exposed 367

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
On EPA IRIS database
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