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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Calcium sulfide

RTECS #

EW4155000

CAS #

1344-81-6

Updated

August 2003

Molecular Weight

N/R

Molecular Formula

N/R

Synonyms

Calcium polysulfide
Eau grison
Lime sulphur
Lime-sulfur
Neviken
Orthorix
Sulka

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/man lowest published toxic dose: 891 mg/kgBehavioral: Muscle weakness

Gastrointestinal: Alteration in gastric secretion

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Changes in: Metabolic acidosis
JTCTDW 35,299,1997
oral/woman lowest published lethal dose: 562 mg/kgBehavioral: Coma

Cardiac: Other changes

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Changes in: Metabolic acidosis
JTCTDW 35,299,1997

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATIONFEREAC 54,7740,1989
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDESSupportedRBREV* -,319,1998

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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