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Cyanogen bromide

RTECS #: GT2100000

CAS #: 506-68-3


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 105.93 MF: CBrN


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. Bromine cyanide
  2. Bromocyan
  3. Bromocyanide
  4. Bromocyanogen
  5. Bromure de cyanogen (French)
  1. Campilit
  2. Cyanobromide
  3. Cyanogen monobromide
  4. RCRA waste number U246
  5. TL 822


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
human
lowest published lethal concentration: 92 ppm/10 minute N/R NTIS** PB214-270
inhalation
mouse
lowest published lethal concentration: 500 mg/m3/10 minute N/R NDRC** No.9-4-1-9,1943


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 5 mg(CN)/m3 (skin) DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA time-weighted average 5 mg(CN)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - DENMARK ceiling concentration 5 mg(CN)/m3, OCT 2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - GERMANY MAK 2 mg(CN)/m3 (inhalable), 2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - HUNGARY time-weighted average 5 mg(CN)/m3, short term exposure limit 20 mg(CN)/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit - MEXICO time-weighted average 5 mg(CN)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit - UNITED KINGDOM time-weighted average 5 mg(CN)/m3 (skin), 2005


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 84594;
Number of Industries 4;
Total Number of Facilities 231;
Number of Occupations 4;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 2,222
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 84594;
Number of Industries 3;
Total Number of Facilities 54;
Number of Occupations 5;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 2,172;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 605


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
Used as an activating reagent for insoluble supports for affinity absorption
On EPA IRIS database
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
NDRC** National Defense Research Committee, Office of Scientific Research and Development, Progress Report.
NTIS** National Technical Information Service. (Springfield, VA 22161) Formerly U.S. Clearinghouse for Scientific & Technical Information.

Used as an activating reagent for insoluble supports for affinity absorption

RTECS Compound Description:
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