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Chromic acid

RTECS #: GB2670000

CAS #: 1308-14-1


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 103.03 MF: CrH3O3


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  3. REVIEWS:
  4. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  5. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  6. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  7. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Chromic hydroxide
  2. Chromic (III) hydroxide
  3. Chromium (3+) hydroxide
  1. Chromium (III) hydroxide
  2. Chromium trihydroxide


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


REPRODUCTIVE EFFECTS DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


TUMORIGENIC DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


ACUTE TOXICITY DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
oral
woman
lowest published toxic dose: 100 mg/kg Gastrointestinal: Nausea or vomiting

Blood: Normocytic anemia
NPRNAY 22,592,1978


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Cr)/m3 DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value Not classifiable as human carcinogen DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Cancer Review Human Inadequate Evidence IMEMDT 49,49,1990
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Cancer Review Animal Inadequate Evidence IMEMDT 49,49,1990
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) Cancer Review Group 3 IMEMDT 49,49,1990
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
HTOPA* 1,595,2002


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD - air time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Cr)/m3 DTLVS* 3,35,1971
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry) ceiling concentration 0.1 mg(CrO3)/m3 CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction) ceiling concentration 0.1 mg(CrO3)/m3 CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards) ceiling concentration 0.1 mg(CrO3)/m3 CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors) ceiling concentration 0.1 mg(CrO3)/m3 CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Exposure Limit - ARAB Republic of Egypt time-weighted average 0.05 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA time-weighted average 0.05 mg(Cr)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 0.01 mg(Cr)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Cr)/m3, OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - EC time-weighted average 2 mg(Cr)/m3, FEB 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - FRANCE VME 0.05 mg(Cr)/m3, FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - INDIA time-weighted average 0.05 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - JAPAN Occupational Exposure Limit 0.5 mg(Cr)/m3, APR2007
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Cr)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Cr)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NORWAY time-weighted average 0.02 mg(Cr)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE PHILIPPINES time-weighted average 0.1 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - POLAND MAC(time-weighted average) 0.1 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 0.01 mg/m3, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWEDEN time-weighted average 0.5 mg(Cr)/m3, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 0.05 mg(Cr)/m3, Carcinogen, DEC2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - THAILAND short term exposure limit 0.1 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - TURKEY time-weighted average 0.1 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value;

Not classifiable as human carcinogen
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value
Not classifiable as human carcinogen


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO CHROMIUM(VI)-air Carcinogen;
10 hour time-weighted average 0.001 mg(Cr)/m3
NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X1985;
Number of Industries 4;
Total Number of Facilities 12;
Number of Occupations 3;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 109


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

CFRGBR Code of Federal Regulations. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt. of Documents, Washington, DC 20402)
DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
HTOPA*
IMEMDT IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risk of Chemicals to Man. (WHO Publications Centre USA, 49 Sheridan Ave., Albany, NY 12210) V.1- 1972-
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
NPRNAY Nephron. (S. Karger Pub., Inc., 79 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10003) V.1- 1964-

NIOSH PROFILE (INORGANIC CHROMIUM COMPOUNDS), SRC, 2/82

RTECS Compound Description:
   Tumorigen
   Human Data

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