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Sulfur

RTECS #: WS4250000

CAS #: 7704-34-9


UPDATE: May 2009 MW: 32.06 MF: S


NOTE:

TABLE OF CONTENTS:
  1. SYNONYMS:
  2. SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA:
  3. ACUTE TOXICITY DATA:
  4. REVIEWS:
  5. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS:
  6. NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:
  7. STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:
  8. REFERENCES:

SYNONYMS:

  1. Agri - Sul
  2. Asulfa - Supra
  3. Atomic sulfur
  4. Bensulfoid
  5. Brimstone
  6. Colloidal sulfur
  7. Collokit
  8. Colsul
  9. Corosul D and S
  10. Cosan
  11. Cosan 80
  12. Crystex
  13. Devisulphur
  14. Elosal
  15. Flour sulphur
  16. Flowers of sulphur
  17. Gofrativ
  18. Ground vocle sulphur
  19. Hexasul
  20. Kolofog
  21. Kolospray
  22. Kristex
  23. Kumulus
  24. Kumulus FL
  25. Magnetic 70, 90, and 95
  26. Micowetsulf
  1. Microflotox
  2. Microthiol
  3. Precipitated sulfur
  4. Sofril
  5. Sperlox - S
  6. Spersul
  7. Spersul thiovit
  8. Sublimed sulfur
  9. Sufran
  10. Sufran D
  11. Sulfex
  12. Sulfidal
  13. Sulforon
  14. Sulkol
  15. Sulphur
  16. Sulsol
  17. Super cosan
  18. Technetium Tc 99M sulfur colloid
  19. Tesuloid
  20. Thiolux
  21. Thiovit
  22. Thiovit S
  23. Thiozol
  24. Ultra Sulfur
  25. Wettasul


SKIN AND EYE IRRITATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
eye
human
8 ppm N/R ANCHAM 21,1411,1949


MUTATION DATA AND REFERENCES:

SYSTEM TEST ROUTE/
ORGANISM/
TISSUE
DOSE REFERENCE
N/R N/R N/R N/R


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
mammal (species unspecified)
lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 1,660 mg/m3 N/R GTPZAB 34(12),8,1990
intraperitoneal
guinea pig
lowest published lethal dose: 55 mg/kg N/R JAPMA8 29,289,1940
intravenous
dog
lowest published lethal dose: 10 mg/kg N/R JAPMA8 29,289,1940
intravenous
rat
lowest published lethal dose: 8 mg/kg N/R JAPMA8 29,289,1940
intravenous
rabbit
lowest published lethal dose: 5 mg/kg N/R JAPMA8 29,289,1940
oral
human
lowest published lethal dose: 0.17 gm/kg N/R VCVN5* -,185,1993
oral
rat
lethal dose : >8,437 mg/kg N/R GTPZAB 18(5),48,1974
oral
rabbit
lowest published lethal dose: 175 mg/kg N/R HBPTO* 2,1403,2001


OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE DATA AND REFERENCES:

ROUTE/
ORGANISM
DOSE
EFFECT

REFERENCE
N/R
N/R N/R N/R


REVIEWS:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD
REFERENCE

TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
MUREAV 562,77,2004
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
MUTAEX 21,93,2006
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
CHHSA* 9,6,2002
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
HUTOX* -,683,1996
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
HTOPA* 1,595,2002
TOXICOLOGY REVIEW
HTOPA* 1,595,2002


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: RED Completed RBREV* -,149,1998
Occupational Exposure Limit - RUSSIA time-weighted average 6 mg/m3, JUN2003


NIOSH DOCUMENTATION AND SURVEILLANCE:

ORGANIZATION STANDARD or SURVEY
REFERENCE

National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974 National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974: Hazard Code: 70845;
Number of Industries 211;
Total Number of Facilities 21,906;
Number of Occupations 130;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 325,858
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X1207;
Number of Industries 3;
Total Number of Facilities 145;
Number of Occupations 3;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 156
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X4235;
Number of Industries 1;
Total Number of Facilities 6;
Number of Occupations 1;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 86;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 6
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: X4236;
Number of Industries 3;
Total Number of Facilities 238;
Number of Occupations 7;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 1,644;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 52
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983 National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983: Hazard Code: 70845;
Number of Industries 240;
Total Number of Facilities 30,280;
Number of Occupations 157;
Total Number of Employees Exposed 599,268;
Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 93,685


STATUS IN FEDERAL AGENCIES:

ORGANIZATION
REFERENCE

EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
Used in SULFURIC ACID production
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001


REFERENCES:

CODEN
REFERENCE

ANCHAM Analytical Chemistry. (American Chemical Soc., Distribution Office Dept. 223, POB 57136, West End Stn., Washington, DC 20037) V.19- 1947-
CHHSA* Chemical Health & Safety (Orlando, FL : Published by Elsevier Inc. for the ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety) V.1- 1994-
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
HBPTO* Handbook of pesticide toxicology. Robert Krieger ed, Academic press, 2001
HTOPA*
HUTOX*
JAPMA8 Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. (Washington, DC) V.29-49, 1940-60. For publisher information, see JPMSAE.
MUREAV Mutation Research. (Elsevier Science Pub. B.V., POB 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands) V.1- 1964-
MUTAEX Mutagenesis. (Oxford Univ. Press, Pinkhill House, Southfield Road, Eynsham, Oxford OX8 1JJ, UK) V.1- 1986-
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
VCVN5* "Vrednie chemichescie veshestva. Neorganicheskie soedinenia elementov V-VII groopp" (Hazardous substances. Inornanic substances containing V-VII group elements), Bandman A.L. et al., Chimia, 1989.

Used in SULFURIC ACID production

NIOSH PROFILE (INORGANIC SULFUR), SRC, 4/78

FDA-over the counter and proprietary drug

RTECS Compound Description:
   Agricultural Chemical
   Human Data
   Primary Irritant

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