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Mercury (II) sulfate (1:1)

RTECS #: OX0500000

CAS #: 7783-35-9


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 296.65 MF: O4SHg


NOTE:

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

SYNONYMS:

  1. Mercuric sulfate
  2. Mercury bisulfate
  3. Mercury persulfate
  1. Sulfate mercurique (French)
  2. Sulfuric acid, mercury (2+) salt (1:1)


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
intraperitoneal
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 6,300 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): 57 mg/kg N/R NTIS** PB214-270
skin
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 625 mg/kg N/R GTPZAB 25(7),27,1981


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 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


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: 80303;
Number of Industries 12;
Total Number of Facilities 441;
Number of Occupations 6;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 1,541
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 80303;
Number of Industries 11;
Total Number of Facilities 476;
Number of Occupations 10;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 7,270;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 4,708


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
DTLWS* "Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values for Substances in Workroom Air," Supplements. For publisher information, see 85INA8.
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
NIOSH* National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
NTIS** National Technical Information Service. (Springfield, VA 22161) Formerly U.S. Clearinghouse for Scientific & Technical Information.

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