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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Xenon

RTECS #

ZE1280000

CAS #

7440-63-3

Updated

August 2007

Molecular Weight

131.29

Molecular Formula

Xe

Synonyms

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/Dog lowest published toxic concentration: 30 pph/1HBlood: Other changesAANEAB 46,699,2002
inhalation/guinea pig lowest published toxic concentration: 70 pphLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory depressionVCVN5* -,537,1989
inhalation/human lowest published toxic concentration: 70 pph/3MBehavioral: General anestheticVCVN5* -,538,1989
inhalation/mouse lowest published toxic concentration: 67 pphBehavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)VCVN5* -,537,1989
inhalation/mouse lowest published toxic concentration: 75 pphBehavioral: Rigidity (includes catalepsy)VCVN5* -,537,1989
inhalation/mouse lowest published toxic concentration: 50 pphBehavioral: General anestheticVCVN5* -,537,1989
inhalation/pig lowest published toxic concentration: 75 pph/1HLiver: Other changes

Blood: Changes in serum composition (e.g. TP, bilirubin, cholesterol)

Biochemical: Metabolism (intermediary): Other
AANEAB 46,713,2002
inhalation/rabbit lowest published toxic concentration: 80 pph/15MPeripheral Nerve and Sensation: Recording from peripheral motor nerve

Behavioral: Alteration of classical conditioning
VCVN5* -,537,1989
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 70 pph/15MCardiac: Other changesEJPHAZ 539,1,2006

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 65 pph/24H/6D- continuousBlood: Luekopenia

Blood: Changes in bone marrow not included in above
VCVN5* -,537,1989

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWDIMON* 24,507,2004
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