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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Iodine cyanide

RTECS #

NN1750000

CAS #

506-78-5

Updated

July 2013

Molecular Weight

152.92

Molecular Formula

CIN

Synonyms

Cyanogen iodide
Cyanogen monoiodide
Iodine monocyanide
Iodocyanide
Jodcyan

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/cat lowest published lethal dose: 18 mg/kgHBAMAK 4,1289,1935
subcutaneous/cat lowest published lethal dose: 20 mg/kgHBAMAK 4,1289,1935
subcutaneous/Dog lowest published lethal dose: 19 mg/kgHBAMAK 4,1289,1935
subcutaneous/frog lowest published lethal dose: 110 mg/kgHBAMAK 4,1289,1935
subcutaneous/mouse lowest published lethal dose: 27 mg/kgHBAMAK 4,1289,1935

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 5 mg(CN)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-GERMANYMAK 2 mg(CN)/m3, inhal, 2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 5 mg(CN)/m3, short term exposure limit 20 mg(CN)/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 5 mg(CN)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDceiling concentration 2 mg(CN)/m3, inhal, skin, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 5 mg(CN)/m3, skin, OCT2007

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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