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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Mercury, (acetato)phenyl-

RTECS #

OV6475000

CAS #

62-38-4; 1337-06-0; 61840-45-7; 64684-45-3

Updated

September 201

Molecular Weight

336.75

Molecular Formula

C8H8HgO2

Synonyms

(Acetato)phenylmercury
(Acetoxymercuri)benzene
Acetate phenylmercurique (French)
Acetic acid, phenylmercury deriv.
Acetoxyphenylmercury
Algimycin 200
Anticon
Antimucin WBR
Antimucin WDR
Benzene, (acetoxymercuri)-
Bufen
Bufen 30
Ceresol
Contra Creme
Dyanacide
Femma
Fenylmerkuriacetat (Czech)
Fungicide R
Fungitox OR
Hexasan
Hexasan (fungicide)
Intercide 60
Intercide PMA 18
Liquiphene
Lorophyn
Mercuriphenyl acetate
Mercuron
Mercury (II) acetate, phenyl-
Mercury, acetoxyphenyl-
Mergal A 25
Mersolite 8
Mersolite D
Neantina
Norforms
Nuodex PMA 18
Nylmerate
Octan fenylrtutnaty (Czech)
Panomatic
Phenomercuric acetate
Phenyl mercuric acetate
Phenylmercuriacetate
Phenylmercury acetate
Phenylmercury(II) acetate
Phenylquecksilberacetat (German)
Phix
PMA (fungicide)
PMAC
PMAS
Programin
Purasan-SC-10
Puraturf 10
Quicksan
Quicksan 20
RCRA waste number P092
Ruberon
Samtol
Sanitized SPG
Scutl
Seed Dressing R
Seedtox
Setrete
Shimmerex
Spor-Kil
Spruce Seal
Tag
Tag 331
Tag fungicide
Tag HL 331
Trigosan
Troysan 30
Troysan PMA 30
Verdasan
Volpar
Zaprawa Nasienna R
Ziarnik

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
eye /rabbit 50 µg/24H severe85JCAE -,1205,1986
skin /human 100 µg/24H severeARDEAC 106,129,1972

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
Cytogenetic Analysisoral/pig160 mg/kg/32D-continuousVETNAL 52(8),91,1975
DNA inhibitionlymphocyte/mouse1 µmol/LBCPCA6 24,489,1975
DNA repair/Escherichia coli2 mmol/LMJDHDW 28,F39,1980
DNA repair/Bacillus subtilis50 mmol/LMUREAV 31,185,1975
DNA repair/Bacillus subtilis1 mmol/LMUREAV 77,109,1980
other mutation test systemslymphocyte/mouse10 µmol/LBCPCA6 24,489,1975
sex chromosome loss and nondisjunctionoral/Drosophila melanogaster200 ppmENVRAL 36,218,1985
sister chromatid exchangelymphocyte/human30 mg/LDBABEF 8,105,1984

Reproductive Effects Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mammal (species unspecified) 125 µg/kg (8D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on fertility: Post- implantation mortality (e.g., dead and/or resorbed implants per total number of implants)TXCYAC 6,281,1976
intravaginal/mouse 110 µg/kg (7D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetal death

Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Musculoskeletal system
ARINAU 3,88,1956
intravenous/hamster 7500 µg/kg (8D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on fertility: Post- implantation mortality (e.g., dead and/or resorbed implants per total number of implants)

Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus)

Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Homeostasis
LSBGAY 10,1341,1971
intravenous/hamster 8 mg/kg (8D pregnant)Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Central nervous systemLSBGAY 10,1341,1971
oral/rabbit 9 mg/kg (8-12D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus)

Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Homeostasis

Reproductive: Other developmental abnormalities
PARWAC 22,263,1980
oral/hamster 20 mg/kg (5D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus)PARWAC 22,263,1980
oral/rat 15 mg/kg (6-10D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus)

Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Homeostasis

Reproductive: Other developmental abnormalities
PARWAC 22,263,1980
subcutaneous/mouse 110 µg/kg (8D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetal deathARINAU 3,88,1956

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mammal (species unspecified) lethal dose (50 percent kill): 10 mg/kgTXCYAC 6,281,1976
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 13 mg/kgAMSVAZ 143,365,1952
intravenous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 18 mg/kgCSLNX* NX#00921
oral/chicken lethal dose (50 percent kill): 60 mg/kgTXAPA9 2,344,1960
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 13250 µg/kgYAKUD5 22,291,1980
oral/quail lethal dose (50 percent kill): 71 mg/kgAXVMAW 34,383,1980
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 41 mg/kgATDAEI 1,175,1992
subcutaneous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 12 mg/kgTOIZAG 9,101,1962
unreported route/mammal (species unspecified) lethal dose (50 percent kill): 17 mg/kg30ZDA9 -,295,1971

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat lowest published toxic dose: 91 mg/kg/13W- continuousKidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in tubules (including acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis)

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Phosphatases

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Other enzymes
ATSUDG 4,201,1980
oral/rat lowest published toxic dose: 346 mg/kg/1Y- continuousKidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in tubules (including acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis)AMIHBC 2,433,1950
oral/rat lowest published toxic dose: 5840 mg/kg/2Y- continuousNutritional and Gross Metabolic: Weight loss or decreased weight gain

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
HBPTO* 2,1380,2001
oral/rat lowest published toxic dose: 456.25 mg/kg/2Y- continuousKidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changesHBPTO* 2,1380,2001

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Hg)/m3 (skin)DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Human Inadequate EvidenceIMEMDT 58,239,1993
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Group 2BIMEMDT 58,239,1993
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWAJOGAH 126,390,1976
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWSDGTB3 1,177,1971
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWBIOGAL 41(7),208,1975
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWADTEAS 5,51,1972
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWJTEHD6 7,267,2004
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHTOPA* 1,701,2002
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWPHMREP 60,212,2009
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWPHMREP 60,212,2009

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATIONFEREAC 54,7740,1989
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDESCancelledRBREV* -,199,1998
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD-airtime-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3DTLWS* 3,22,1973
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN check ACGIH TLV;
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGIH TLV
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Hg)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-FRANCEVME 0.1 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 0.01 mg(Hg)/m3, short term exposure limit 0.04 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 0.15 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAtime-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, short term exposure limit 0.2 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENtime-weighted average 0.01 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 0.01 mg/m3, inhal, skin, sen, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THAILANDshort term exposure limit 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE PHILIPPINEStime-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO MERCURY, ARYL AND INORGANIC-airceiling concentration 0.1 mg/m3 (Sk)NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 57340; Number of Industries 27; Total Number of Facilities 2429; Number of Occupations 30; Total Number of Employees Exposed 28342; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 5150
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 57340; Number of Industries 11; Total Number of Facilities 588; Number of Occupations 29; Total Number of Employees Exposed 10962

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA GENETOX PROGRAM 1988, Positive: D melanogaster-nondisjunction; B subtilis rec assay
EPA GENETOX PROGRAM 1988, Positive: D melanogaster-whole sex chrom. loss
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
On EPA IRIS database
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