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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Phosphorane, pentachloro-

RTECS #

TB6125000

CAS #

10026-13-8

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

208.22

Molecular Formula

Cl5P

Synonyms

Fosforo(pentacloruro di) (Italian)
Fosforpentachloride (Dutch)
Phosphore(pentachlorure de) (French)
Phosphoric chloride
Phosphorous pentachloride
Phosphorpentachlorid (German)
Phosphorus pentachloride
Phosphorus pentachloride (ACGIH:OSHA)
Phosphorus perchloride
Pieciochlorek fosforu (Polish)

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/mouse Lowest published lethal concentration: 1000 mg/m3/10MVCVN5* -,72,1993
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 205 mg/m3Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Behavioral: Food intake (animal)

Behavioral: Muscle contraction or spasticity
TNICS* 13,105,1973
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 0.205 gm/m3Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Respiratory depressionTPKVAL 13,107,1973
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 0.008 gm/m3Skin: After systemic exposure: Dermatitis, irritativeTPKVAL 13,107,1973
inhalation/rat Lowest published lethal concentration: 0.12 gm/m3Peripheral Nerve and Sensation: Recording from peripheral motor nerve

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Changes in lung weight

Biochemical: Metabolism (intermediary): Other
TPKVAL 13,107,1973
inhalation/rat Lowest published lethal concentration: 0.34 gm/m3Peripheral Nerve and Sensation: Recording from peripheral motor nerve

Biochemical: Metabolism (intermediary): Other
TPKVAL 13,107,1973
oral/rat lowest published lethal dose: 650 mg/kgTPKVAL 13,107,1973
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 660 mg/kgEye: Lacrimation

Behavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Behavioral: Muscle weakness
TNICS* 13,104,1973
oral/rat lethal dose (16 percent kill): 550 mg/kgTPKVAL 13,107,1973
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 600 mg/kgTPKVAL 13,107,1973

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 0.1 ppmDTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD-airtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3DTLVS* 3,211,1971
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 ppm (0.85 mg/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRIAMAK-TMW 1 mg/m3;KZW 2 mg/m3, inhal, 2007
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 0.1 ppm (0.86 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-ECtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-FINLANDshort term exposure limit 1 mg/m3, NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FRANCEVME 0.1 ppm (1 mg/m3), FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-GERMANYMAK 1 mg/m3, inhal, 2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 1 mg/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-JAPANOccupational Exposure Limit 0.1 ppm (0.85 mg/m3), MAY2012
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 0.1 ppm (1 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 0.1 ppm (1 mg/m3), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 0.1 ppm (0.85 mg/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 0.1 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-PERUtime-weighted average 0,1 ppm (0,9 mg/m3), JUL2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 0.3 mg/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 0.9 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 0.2 mg/m3, Skin, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3;short term exposure limit 2 mg/m3, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDceiling concentration 1 mg/m3, inhal, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THAILANDtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 1 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE PHILIPPINEStime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-TURKEYtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 0.1 ppm (0.87 mg/m3);short term exposure limit 0.2 ppm (2 mg/m3), OCT2007
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 1 mg/m3CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors)8H time-weighted average 1 mg/m3CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 1 mg/m3CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 1 mg/m3CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO PHOSPHORUS PENTACHLORIDE-air10H time-weighted average 1 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 59160; Number of Industries 2; Total Number of Facilities 21; Number of Occupations 17; Total Number of Employees Exposed 2242; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 187
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 59160; Number of Industries 4; Total Number of Facilities 100; Number of Occupations 4; Total Number of Employees Exposed 804

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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