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Potassium carbonate (2:1)

RTECS #: TS7750000

CAS #: 584-08-7


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 138.21 MF: CO32K


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. Carbonic acid, dipotassium salt
  2. Dipotassium carbonate
  3. K - Gran
  1. Kaliumcarbonat (German)
  2. Pearl ash
  3. Potash


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
unscheduled DNA synthesis oral
rat
504 gm/kg/4 week- continuous FCTOD7 27,403,1989


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
inhalation
rat
lethal concentration : >500 mg/m3 N/R GTPZAB 33(5),30,1989
oral
wild bird
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 100 mg/kg N/R AECTCV 12,355,1983
oral
mouse
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 2,570 mg/kg N/R GTPZAB 33(5),30,1989
oral
rat
lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1,870 mg/kg N/R AIHAAP 30,470,1969


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
inhalation
rat
lowest published toxic concentration: 43 mg/m3/17 week Cardiac: EKG changes not diagnostic of above

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changes in urine composition

Nutritional and Gross Metabolic: Changes in: K
GTPZAB 33(5),30,1989


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
HUTOX* -,683,1996


STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATION FEREAC 54,7740,1989
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDES: Cancelled RBREV* -,326,1998
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA short term exposure limit 2 mg/m3, JUN2003


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 60350;
Number of Industries 136;
Total Number of Facilities 16,894;
Number of Occupations 91;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 86,887
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 60350;
Number of Industries 207;
Total Number of Facilities 35,074;
Number of Occupations 133;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 478,866;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 139,011


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
Used in fertilizer manufacturing, glassware, textile dyeing, preparing POTASSIUM salts
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

AECTCV Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. (Springer-Verlag New York, Inc., Service Center, 44 Hartz Way, Secaucus, NJ 070944) V.1- 1973-
AIHAAP American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. (AIHA, 475 Wolf Ledges Pkwy., Akron, OH 44311) V.19- 1958-
FCTOD7 Food and Chemical Toxicology. (Pergamon Press Inc., Maxwell House, Fairview Park, Elmsford, NY 10523) V.20- 1982-
FEREAC Federal Register. (U.S. Government Printing Office, Supt. of Documents, Washington, DC 20402) V.1- 1936-
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*
RBREV* Status of Pesticides in Registration, Reregistration, and Special Review (Rainbow Report), Special Review and Reregistration Division Office of Pesticide Programs U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 401 M. Street, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20460, Spring 1998

Used in fertilizer manufacturing, glassware, textile dyeing, preparing POTASSIUM salts

Top 50 chemical production: 3.76 billions lbs in 1992, 3.86 billions in 1991

NIOSH PROFILE (PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSING), FIRL, 4/78

FDA-over the counter drug

RTECS Compound Description:
   Mutagen

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