Coal dust

RTECS #
GF8281000
CAS #

See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Updated
December 2017
Molecular Weight
N/R
Molecular Formula
N/R
Synonyms
Coal dust (ACGIH:OSHA)
Dust, coal

Tumorigenic Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 6600 µg/m3/6H/86W- intermittentTumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Blood: Lymphoma including Hodgkin's disease
AIHAAP 42,382,1981
inhalation/rat toxic concentration: 14900 µg/m3/6H/86W- intermittentTumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Endocrine: Adrenal cortex tumors

Blood: Lymphoma including Hodgkin's disease
AIHAAP 42,382,1981

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intratracheal/rat lowest published toxic dose: 9.26 mg/kgLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Cytochrome oxidases (indlucing oxidative phosphrylation)

Biochemical: Metabolism (intermediary): Effect on inflammation or mediation of inflammation
TOXID9 72,320,2003

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Human Inadequate EvidenceIMEMDT 68,337,1997
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Animal Inadequate EvidenceIMEMDT 68,337,1997
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Group 3IMEMDT 68,337,1997
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 566,21,2004
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWTXAPA9 248,71,2010
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 770,106,2016

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
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 3 mg/m3 (respirable dust), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3 (resp. dust), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-JAPANOccupational Exposure Limit 1 mg/m3 (resp. dust), 4 mg/m3 (total dust), MAY2012
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 3 mg/m3 (respirable dust), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 0.15 mg/m3 (respirable quartz), JAN2002
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 2.4 mg/m3/%SiO2+2 (resp frct <5% SiO2)CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 10 mg/m3/%SiO2+2 (>5% SiO2)CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
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