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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Sulfur

RTECS #

WS4250000

CAS #

7704-34-9; 12673-82-4; 12767-24-7; 56591-09-4; 56645-30-8; 57035-13-9; 63705-05-5

Updated

March 2011

Molecular Weight

32.06

Molecular Formula

S

Synonyms

Agri-Sul
Asulfa-Supra
Atomic sulfur
Bensulfoid
Brimstone
Colloidal sulfur
Collokit
Colsul
Corosul D and S
Cosan
Cosan 80
Crystex
Devisulphur
Elosal
Flour sulphur
Flowers of sulphur
Gofrativ
Ground vocle sulphur
Hexasul
Kolofog
Kolospray
Kristex
Kumulus
Kumulus FL
Magnetic 70, 90, and 95
Micowetsulf
Microflotox
Microthiol
Precipitated sulfur
Sofril
Sperlox-S
Spersul
Spersul thiovit
Sublimed sulfur
Sufran
Sufran D
Sulfex
Sulfidal
Sulforon
Sulkol
Sulphur
Sulsol
Super cosan
Technetium Tc 99M sulfur colloid
Tesuloid
Thiolux
Thiovit
Thiovit S
Thiozol
Ultra Sulfur
Wettasul

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
eye /human 8 ppmANCHAM 21,1411,1949

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/mammal (species unspecified) lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 1660 mg/m3GTPZAB 34(12),8,1990
intraperitoneal/guinea pig lowest published lethal dose: 55 mg/kgJAPMA8 29,289,1940
intravenous/Dog lowest published lethal dose: 10 mg/kgJAPMA8 29,289,1940
intravenous/rabbit lowest published lethal dose: 5 mg/kgJAPMA8 29,289,1940
intravenous/rat lowest published lethal dose: 8 mg/kgJAPMA8 29,289,1940
oral/human lowest published lethal dose: 0.17 gm/kgVCVN5* -,185,1993
oral/rabbit lowest published lethal dose: 175 mg/kgHBPTO* 2,1403,2001
oral/rat Lethal dose: >8437 mg/kgGTPZAB 18(5),48,1974

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 1.76 mg/m3/4H/15D- intermittentLiver: Other changes

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in tubules (including acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis)
TOVEFN -,18,2009
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 1.76 mg/m3/4H/30D- intermittentLiver: Hepatitis (hepatocellular necrosis), diffuse

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in tubules (including acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis)
TOVEFN -,18,2009
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 12.68 mg/m3/4H/15D- intermittentLiver: Hepatitis (hepatocellular necrosis), diffuse

Kidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in tubules (including acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis)
TOVEFN -,18,2009

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 562,77,2004
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUTAEX 21,93,2006
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWCHHSA* 9,6,2002
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHUTOX* -,683,1996
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHTOPA* 1,595,2002

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATIONFEREAC 54,7740,1989
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDESRED CompletedRBREV* -,149,1998
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAtime-weighted average 6 mg/m3, JUN2003

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard 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 1983Hazard 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 1983Hazard Code X4236; Number of Industries 3; Total Number of Facilities 238; Number of Occupations 7; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1644; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 52
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 70845; Number of Industries 240; Total Number of Facilities 30280; Number of Occupations 157; Total Number of Employees Exposed 599268; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 93685
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 70845; Number of Industries 211; Total Number of Facilities 21906; Number of Occupations 130; Total Number of Employees Exposed 325858

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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