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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Seleninyl chloride

RTECS #

VS7000000

CAS #

7791-23-3

Updated

July 2013

Molecular Weight

165.86

Molecular Formula

Cl2OSe

Synonyms

Selenium chloride oxide

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
skin/man lowest published toxic dose: 710 µg/kgSkin: After topical application: Primary irritation

Skin: After topical application: Corrosive
PHRPA6 53,94,1938
skin/rabbit lowest published lethal dose: 2 mg/kgVCVN5* -,265,1993
subcutaneous/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): 7 mg/kgVCVN5* -,265,1993

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWPHREA7 23,305,1943
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW85DHAX Se,112,1976
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHBTME* ,783,2007

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD-airtime-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3DTLVS* 3,224,1971
Occupational Exposure Limit IN ARGENTINA, BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN check ACGIH TLV;
Occupational Exposure Limit IN SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGIH TLV
Occupational Exposure Limit-ARAB Republic of Egypttime-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-GERMANYMAK 0.02 mg(Se)/m3, inhal, skin, 2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, short term exposure limit 0.4 mg(Se)/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-JAPANOccupational Exposure Limit 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, MAY2012
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3 (total dust), JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 0.02 mg(Se)/m3, KZG-week 0.16 mg(Se)/m3, inhal, skin, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE PHILIPPINEStime-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-TURKEYtime-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Se)/m3, OCT2007
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors)8H time-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 0.2 mg(Se)/m3CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 84567; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 14; Number of Occupations 1; Total Number of Employees Exposed 196

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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