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Iodine cyanide

RTECS #: NN1750000

CAS #: 506-78-5


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 152.92 MF: CIN


NOTE:

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

SYNONYMS:

  1. Cyanogen iodide
  2. Cyanogen monoiodide
  3. Iodine monocyanide
  1. Iodocyanide
  2. Jodcyan


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
cat
lowest published lethal dose: 18 mg/kg N/R HBAMAK 4,1289,1935
subcutaneous
cat
lowest published lethal dose: 20 mg/kg N/R HBAMAK 4,1289,1935
subcutaneous
dog
lowest published lethal dose: 19 mg/kg N/R HBAMAK 4,1289,1935
subcutaneous
frog
lowest published lethal dose: 110 mg/kg N/R HBAMAK 4,1289,1935
subcutaneous
mouse
lowest published lethal dose: 27 mg/kg N/R HBAMAK 4,1289,1935


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

N/R N/R N/R


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY


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
HBAMAK "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." (Leipzig, Ger. Dem. Rep.)

Used generally for destroying all lower forms of life, in taxidermy to preserve insects, etc.

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