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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Calcium bromide

RTECS #

EV9328000

CAS #

7789-41-5

Updated

December 1997

Molecular Weight

199.90

Molecular Formula

Br2Ca

Synonyms

Calcium dibromide

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
Cytogenetic AnalysisAscites tumor/rat2300 mg/kgGANNA2 54,155,1963

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 740 mg/kgBehavioral: Altered sleep time (including change in righting reflex)

Behavioral: Ataxia

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory depression
OYYAA2 16,229,1978
intraperitoneal/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 437 mg/kgEye: Lacrimation

Behavioral: Altered sleep time (including change in righting reflex)

Behavioral: Ataxia
OYYAA2 16,229,1978
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 4100 mg/kgBehavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory depression

Skin and Appendages: Other: Hair
NTIS** OTS0539228
subcutaneous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1580 mg/kgOYYAA2 20,693,1980

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X1726; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 3; Number of Occupations 3; Total Number of Employees Exposed 51

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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