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Copper oxide

RTECS #: GL7900000

CAS #: 1317-38-0


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 79.54 MF: CuO


NOTE:

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

SYNONYMS:

  1. Black copper oxide
  2. C.I. 77403
  3. C.I. Pigment Black 15
  4. Copper Brown
  5. Copper monooxide
  1. Copper monoxide
  2. Copper (II) oxide
  3. Copper (2+) oxide
  4. Cupric oxide


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
inhalation
guinea pig
lowest published toxic concentration: 1.6 mg/m3 Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes HBTME* -,529,2007
intraperitoneal
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 273 mg/kg N/R VCVN1* -,67,1998
intraperitoneal
mouse
lowest published toxic dose: 45.4 mg/kg Behavioral: Excitement

Eye: Conjunctiva irritation

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Cough
VCVN1* -,67,1998
intratracheal
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 250 mg/kg N/R VCVN1* -,68,1998
intratracheal
rat
lowest published lethal dose: 278 mg/kg N/R TPKVAL 11,47,1969
intratracheal
rat
lowest published toxic dose: 100 g/kg Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Sputum HBTME* -,529,2007
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 470 mg/kg N/R VCVN1* -,67,1998


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
oral
woman
lowest published toxic dose: 0.7 mg/kg/7 day- continuous Gastrointestinal: Hypermotility, diarrhea

Gastrointestinal: Nausea or vomiting

Gastrointestinal: Other changes
EVHPAZ 109,949,2001


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
HUTOX* -,661,1996


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATION FEREAC 54,7740,1989
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDES: Supported RBREV* -,305,1998
Occupational Exposure Limit - HUNGARY time-weighted average 1 mg(Cu)/m3, short term exposure limit 4 mg(Cu)/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWEDEN time-weighted average 1 mg(Cu)/m3;
time-weighted average 0.2 mg(Cu)/m3 (resp. dust), JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 0.1 mg(Cu)/m3,KZG- week 0.2 mg(Cu)/m3, DEC2006


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 81787;
Number of Industries 15;
Total Number of Facilities 378;
Number of Occupations 27;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 13,362
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 81787;
Number of Industries 16;
Total Number of Facilities 1,104;
Number of Occupations 33;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 17,248;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 4,024


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

EVHPAZ EHP, Environmental Health Perspectives. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt of Documents, Washington, DC 20402) No.1- 1972-
FEREAC Federal Register. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt. of Documents, Washington, DC 20402) V.1- 1936-
HBTME*
HUTOX*
RBREV* Status of Pesticides in Registration, Reregistration, and Special Review (Rainbow Report), Special Review and Reregistration Division Office of Pesticide Programs U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M. Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20460, Spring 1998
TPKVAL Toksikologiya Novykh Promyshlennykh Khimicheskikh Veshchestv. Toxicology of New Industrial Chemical Substances. For English translation, see TNICS*. (Izdatel'stvo Meditsina, Moscow, USSR) No.1- 1961-
VCVN1* "Vrednie chemichescie veshestva. Neorganicheskie soedinenia elementov I-IV groopp" (Hazardous substances. Inornanic substances containing I-IV group elements), Filov V.A., Chimia, 1988.

NIOSH PROFILE (COPPER and COMPOUNDS), SRC, 3/82

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