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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Mercury, nitratophenyl-

RTECS #

OW8400000

CAS #

55-68-5

Updated

September 201

Molecular Weight

339.71

Molecular Formula

C6H5HgNO3

Synonyms

Fenylmerkurinitrat (Czech)
Mercuriphenyl nitrate
Merphenyl nitrate
Mersolite 7
Nitric acid, phenylmercury salt
Phe-Mer-Nite
Phenalco
Phenitol
Phenmerzyl nitrate
Phenylmercury nitrate
Phermernite

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intravenous/rabbit lowest published lethal dose: 5 mg/kgJAMAAP 117,1784,1941

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
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWSDGTB3 1,177,1971

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

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA GENETOX PROGRAM 1988, Negative: N crassa-aneuploidy
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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