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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Phosphorus sulfide

RTECS #

TH4375000

CAS #

1314-80-3

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

222.24

Molecular Formula

P2S5

Synonyms

Diphosphorus pentasulfide
Pentasulfure de phosphore (French)
Phosphoric sulfide
Phosphorus pentasulfide
Phosphorus pentasulfide (ACGIH:OSHA)
Phosphorus persulfide
RCRA waste number U189
Sirnik fosforecny (Czech)
Sulfur phosphide
Thiophosphoric anhydride

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
eye /rabbit 20 mg/24H moderate28ZPAK -,16,1972
skin /rabbit 500 mg/24H moderate28ZPAK -,16,1972

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 389 mg/kg28ZPAK -,16,1972
skin/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): 3160 mg/kgSkin: After systemic exposure: Dermatitis, otherNTIS** OTS0571217

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 1 mg/m3;short term exposure limit 3 mg/m3DTLVS* 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 1 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 3 mg/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRIAMAK-TMW 1 mg/m3;KZW 2 mg/m3, inhal, 2007
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 3 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 1 mg/m3, FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 3 mg/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3;short term exposure limit 3 mg/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-PERUtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3; short term exposure limit 3 mg/m3, JUL2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 3 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENtime-weighted average 1 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 1 mg/m3;short term exposure limit 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 PENTASULFIDE-airtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3;short term exposure limit 3 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 59162; Number of Industries 4; Total Number of Facilities 94; Number of Occupations 7; Total Number of Employees Exposed 5372; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 446
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 59162; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 31; Number of Occupations 14; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1092

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(e) Risk Notification, 8EHQ-0892-9213
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
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