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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Silicon fluoride

RTECS #

VW2327000

CAS #

7783-61-1

Updated

September 201

Molecular Weight

104.09

Molecular Formula

F4Si

Synonyms

Perfluorosilane
Silane, tetrafluoro-
Tetrafluorosilane

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 2272 ppmEye: Lacrimation

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea
JTSCDR 18,394,1993

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 300 ppm/5H/3D- intermittentLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Emphysema

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in tubules (including acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis)

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
BJIMAG 27,1,1970

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/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 2.5 mg(F)/m3DTLVS* 3,116,1971
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 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-ECtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JUN2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-FINLANDtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FRANCEVME 2.5 mg(F)/m3, FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-GERMANYMAK 1 mg(F)/m3, inhal, 2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, short term exposure limit 10 mg(F)/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 0.6 mg(F)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 1 mg(HF)/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 3 mg(HF)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAtime-weighted average 0.1 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 0.5 mg/m3, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENtime-weighted average 2 mg(F)/m3, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 1 mg(F)/m3, KZG-week 4 mg(F)/m3, inhal, skin, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THAILANDtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE PHILIPPINEStime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-TURKEYtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, OCT2007
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors)8H time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO FLUORIDES, INORGANIC-air10H time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 84445; Number of Industries 4; Total Number of Facilities 51; Number of Occupations 5; Total Number of Employees Exposed 2896; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 394
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 84445; Number of Industries 2; Total Number of Facilities 46; Number of Occupations 3; Total Number of Employees Exposed 414

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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