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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Sulfur chloride

RTECS #

WS4300000

CAS #

10025-67-9

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

135.02

Molecular Formula

Cl2S2

Synonyms

Disulfur dichloride
Siarki chlorek (Polish)
Sulfur monochloride
Sulfur monochloride (ACGIH:OSHA)
Sulfur subchloride
Thiosulfurous dichloride

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/cat lowest published toxic concentration: 10 mg/m3Gastrointestinal: Changes in structure or function of salivary glandsVCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation/cat Lowest published lethal concentration: 190 mg/m3Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edemaVCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation/human lowest published toxic concentration: 5 mg/m3/1MEye: Conjunctiva irritationVCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation/human lowest published toxic concentration: 10 mg/m3/1MLung, Thorax, or Respiration: CoughVCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation/mammal (species unspecified) lowest published toxic concentration: 90 mg/m3/4HLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changesVCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation/mouse lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 150 ppmIPSTB3 3,93,1976
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 90 mg/m3Behavioral: Alteration of classical conditioningVCVN5* -,256,1993
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): 2500 mg/m3/4HEye: Corneal damage

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Acute pulmonary edema

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Cyanosis
IJTOFN 19,342,2000
inhalation/rat lowest published toxic concentration: 90 mg/m3/4HLung, Thorax, or Respiration: Other changesTPKVAL 14,73,1975
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 132 mg/kgBehavioral: General anesthetic

Cardiac: Other changes

Skin and Appendages: Other: Hair
IJTOFN 19,342,2000

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-ceiling concentration 1 ppmDTLVS* 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-AUSTRALIAceiling concentration 1 ppm (5.5 mg/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRIAMAK-TMW 1 ppm (6 mg/m3);KZW 2 ppm (12 mg/m3), 2007
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMshort term exposure limit 1 ppm (5.6 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKceiling concentration 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FINLANDtime-weighted average 1 ppm (5.6 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 2 ppm (11 mg/m3), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 6 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 24 mg/m3, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDshort term exposure limit 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-JAPANceiling concentration 1 ppm (5.5 mg/m3), MAY2012
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAceiling concentration 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOpeak 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDceiling concentration 1 ppm (5.5 mg/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-PERUshort term exposure limit 1 ppm (5.5 mg/m3), JUL2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 5 mg/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 15 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 0.3 mg/m3, Skin, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDceiling concentration 1 ppm (6 mg/m3), JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-C 6 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE PHILIPPINEStime-weighted average 6 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMshort term exposure limit 1 ppm (5.6 mg/m3), OCT2007
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3)CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors)8H time-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3)CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3)CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 1 ppm (6 mg/m3)CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO SULFUR MONOCHLORIDE-airceiling concentration 1 ppmNIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X5495; Number of Industries 21; Total Number of Facilities 964; Number of Occupations 28; Total Number of Employees Exposed 28182; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 2203

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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