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Mercury (II) nitrate (1:2)

RTECS #: OW8225000

CAS #: 10045-94-0


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 324.61 MF: N2O6Hg


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. MUTATION DATA:
  3. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  4. OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA:
  5. REVIEWS:
  6. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  7. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  8. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  9. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Mercuric nitrate
  2. Mercury nitrate
  3. Mercury pernitrate
  1. Nitrate mercurique (French)
  2. Nitric acid, mercury (II) salt


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
micronucleus test hamster fibroblast 0.2 mol/L/18 hour TOLED5 140-141,75,2003


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
intraperitoneal
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 7,200 g/kg N/R GTPZAB 25(7),27,1981
oral
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 25 mg/kg N/R GTPZAB 25(7),27,1981
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 26 mg/kg N/R GTPZAB 25(7),27,1981
subcutaneous
mouse
lowest published lethal dose: 20 mg/kg N/R MOLAAF 73,751,1939
skin
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 75 mg/kg N/R GTPZAB 25(7),27,1981


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
subcutaneous
mouse
lowest published toxic dose: 32 mg/kg/8 day- intermittent Endocrine: Effect on menstrual cycle ABICR* 15,121,1972
subcutaneous
rat
lowest published toxic dose: 140 mg/kg/4 week- intermittent Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in both tubules and glomeruli

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Renal function tests depressed

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes in urine composition
ETOPFR 17,159,2004


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value time-weighted average 0.025 mg(Hg)/m3 (skin) DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value Not classifiable as human carcinogen DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2007
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
HUTOX* -,515,1996


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD - air time-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3 DTLWS* 3,22,1973
Occupational Exposure Limit - AUSTRALIA time-weighted average 0.003 ppm (0.025 mg(Hg)/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit - BELGIUM time-weighted average 0.025 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - FINLAND time-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - FRANCE VME 0.1 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - HUNGARY time-weighted average 0.08 mg(Hg)/m3, short term exposure limit 0.32 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit - KOREA time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Hg)/m3, skin, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - NEW ZEALAND time-weighted average 0.025 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit - NORWAY time-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - THE PHILIPPINES time-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit - POLAND MAC(time-weighted average) 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 0.15 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA time-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, short term exposure limit 0.2 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWEDEN time-weighted average 0.03 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit - SWITZERLAND MAK- week 0.1 mg(Hg)/m3,KZG- week 0.8 mg(Hg)/m3, DEC2006
Occupational Exposure Limit - THAILAND short term exposure limit 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value;

Not classifiable as human carcinogen
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value
Not classifiable as human carcinogen


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO MERCURY, ARYL AND INORGANIC-air ceiling concentration 0.1 mg/m3 (Sk) NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 81005;
Number of Industries 9;
Total Number of Facilities 925;
Number of Occupations 13;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 7,651
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 81005;
Number of Industries 14;
Total Number of Facilities 1,345;
Number of Occupations 17;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 13,589;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 6,114


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

ABICR* Acta Biologica Cracoviensia. ("Vesalius" University Medical Publisher: ul. Wislisko 1, 31-538 Cracow, Poland) V.38- 1996-
DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996
DTLWS* "Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values for Substances in Workroom Air," Supplements. For publisher information, see 85INA8.
ETOPFR Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology (Elsevier Science, P.O.Box 7247-7682,Philadelphia,PA 19170 -7682,USA OR Elsevier Science B.V.,P.O.Box 1270,1000 BG Amsterdam,The Netherlands) V.1- Feb.1996-
GTPZAB Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. (V/O Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR) V.1-36, 1957-1992. For publisher information, see MTPEEI
HUTOX*
MOLAAF Monatsschrift fuer Ohrenheilkunde und Laryngo-Rhinologie. (Vienna, Austria) V.1-108, 1867-1974. For publisher information, see LROTDW.
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
TOLED5 Toxicology Letters. (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1- 1977-

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