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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Peroxydisulfuric acid, dipotassium salt

RTECS #

SE0400000

CAS #

7727-21-1

Updated

September 201

Molecular Weight

272.34

Molecular Formula

H2O8S2·2K

Synonyms

Anthion
Dipotassium persulfate
Potassium peroxydisulfate
Potassium peroxydisulphate
Potassium persulfate

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
skin /rat 50%/10D- intermittentTOVEFN (2),32,2003

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1250 mg/kgTOVEFN (2),32,2003
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 802 mg/kg85INA8 5,468,1986
skin/mammal (species unspecified) lethal dose (50 percent kill): 5000 mg/kgTOVEFN (2),32,2003

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 0.1 mg(S2O8)/m3DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAceiling concentration 0.01 mg/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 0.1 mg/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 2 mg(S2O8)/m3, MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-PERUtime-weighted average 0,1 mg/m3, JUL2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 1 mg/m3, 2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 81953; Number of Industries 24; Total Number of Facilities 2979; Number of Occupations 24; Total Number of Employees Exposed 51102; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 23438
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 81953; Number of Industries 12; Total Number of Facilities 1648; Number of Occupations 19; Total Number of Employees Exposed 26001

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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