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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Rhodium chloride, trihydrate

RTECS #

VI9290000

CAS #

13569-65-8

Updated

September 201

Molecular Weight

263.32

Molecular Formula

Cl3Rh·3H2O

Synonyms

Rhodium trichloride trihydrate
Rhodium(III) chloride trihydrate

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
mutation in microorganisms/Salmonella typhimurium50 nmol/plate (+enzymatic activation step)MUREAV 88,165,1981
mutation in microorganisms/Escherichia coli10 mg/L (-enzymatic activation step)MUREAV 77,109,1980

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 369 mg/kgTXAPA9 63,461,1982

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 0.01 mg(Rh)/m3DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-Not classifiable as a human carcinogenDTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD-airtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Rh)/m3DTLVS* 3,222,1971
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 1 mg(Rh)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 0.01 mg(Rh)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-JAPANOccupational Exposure Limit 0.001 mg(Rh)/m3, s2 sen, MAY2012
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 1 mg(Rh)/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 0.01 mg(Rh)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Rh)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 0.001 mg(Rh)/m3, inhal, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE PHILIPPINEStime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Rh)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 0.001 mg/m3;short term exposure limit 0.003 mg/m3, OCT2007
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 0.001 mg(Rh)/m3CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors)8H time-weighted average 0.001 mg(Rh)/m3CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 0.001 mg(Rh)/m3CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 0.001 mg(Rh)/m3CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X2970; Number of Industries 4; Total Number of Facilities 227; Number of Occupations 4; Total Number of Employees Exposed 448
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