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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Cobalt hydrocarbonyl

RTECS #

GG0900000

CAS #

16842-03-8

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

171.98

Molecular Formula

C4HCoO4

Synonyms

Cobalt hydrocarbonyl (ACGIH)
Cobalt, tetracarbonylhydro- (8CI,9CI)
Hydridotetracarbonylcobalt
Hydrocobalt tetracarbonyl
Tetracarbonylhydridocobalt
Tetracarbonylhydrocobalt

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/mouse lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 17500 µg/m3/2H85GMAT -,39,1982
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 46200 µg/m3/2H85GMAT -,39,1982

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/Dog lowest published toxic concentration: 9 mg/m3/6H/13W- intermittentLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changesNTIS** OTS0570925
inhalation/guinea pig lowest published toxic concentration: 9 mg/m3/6H/13W- intermittentLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes

Blood: Pigmented or nucleated red blood cells

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
NTIS** OTS0570925
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 9 mg/m3/6H/13W- intermittentLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changes

Blood: Pigmented or nucleated red blood cells

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
NTIS** OTS0570925

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 0.02 mg(Co)/m3DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Co)/m3DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-Confirmed animal carcinogenDTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013

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 0.1 mg/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Co)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Co)/m3, carc, MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FRANCEVME 0.1 mg/m3, FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Co)/m3, short term exposure limit 0.4 mg(Co)/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Co)/m3, NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-JAPANOccupational Exposure Limit 0.05 mg(Co)/m3, 2B carc, a1 sen, s2 sen, MAY2012
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 0.1 mg/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Co)/m3, sen, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Co)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-PERUtime-weighted average 0.1 mg/m3, JUL2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 0.01 mg/m3, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENtime-weighted average 0.05 mg(Co)/m3, Sen, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 0.05 mg(Co)/m3, carc 2, inhal, skin, sen, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 0.1 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Co)/m3, sen, OCT2007

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO COBALT HYDROCARBONYL-air10H time-weighted average 0.1 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #95-121,1995

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
OSHA ANALYTICAL METHOD #ID-125G
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