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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Ethane, iodo-

RTECS #

KI4750000

CAS #

75-03-6

Updated

February 2004

Molecular Weight

155.97

Molecular Formula

C2H5I

Synonyms

Ethyl iodide
Ethyljodid (Czech)
Hydriodic ether
Iodoethane
Jodethan (Czech)
Monoiodoethane

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
DNA Damage/Escherichia coli1 µmol/LARTODN 46,277,1980
mutation in microorganisms/Escherichia coli20 µmol/L (-enzymatic activation step)ARTODN 46,277,1980

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 65 gm/m3/30MFAVUAI 7,35,1975
intraperitoneal/guinea pig lethal dose (50 percent kill): 322 mg/kg85GMAT -,68,1982
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 560 mg/kg85GMAT -,68,1982
intraperitoneal/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 330 mg/kg85GMAT -,68,1982
oral/guinea pig lethal dose (50 percent kill): 322 mg/kgVCVGH* -,606,1990
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 560 mg/kgVCVGH* -,606,1990
oral/rabbit lowest published lethal dose: 300 mg/kg38MKAJ 2B,3487,1981
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 330 mg/kgVCVGH* -,606,1990
subcutaneous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1 gm/kgPeripheral Nerve and Sensation: Flaccid paralysis without anesthesia (usually neuromuscular blockage)

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory stimulation

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes
JJPAAZ 3,99,1954

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 81823; Number of Industries 2; Total Number of Facilities 10; Number of Occupations 2; Total Number of Employees Exposed 226; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 151
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 81823; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 14; Number of Occupations 1; Total Number of Employees Exposed 196

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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