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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Stearic acid, calcium salt

RTECS #

WI3000000

CAS #

1592-23-0

Updated

September 201

Molecular Weight

607.14

Molecular Formula

C36H70O4·Ca

Synonyms

Aquacal
Calcium distearate
Calcium stearate
Calstar
Flexichem
Flexichem CS
G 339 S
Nopcote C 104
Octadecanoic acid, calcium salt
Stavinor 30
Stearates (ACGIH)
Synpro stearate
Witco G 339S

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/mammal (species unspecified) Lethal concentration: >1241 mg/m3/4HGTPZAB 36(4),17,1992
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): >10 gm/kgGTPZAB 36(4),17,1992
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): >10 gm/kgGTPZAB 36(4),17,1992
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): >10 gm/kgGTPZAB 36(4),17,1992

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 10 mg/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
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 10 mg/m3 (inspirable dust), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 10 mg/m3, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENtime-weighted average 5 mg/m3, JUN2005

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 15765; Number of Industries 162; Total Number of Facilities 22428; Number of Occupations 128; Total Number of Employees Exposed 486631; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 137442
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 15765; Number of Industries 138; Total Number of Facilities 13630; Number of Occupations 99; Total Number of Employees Exposed 162801

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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