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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Sulfur tetrafluoride

RTECS #

WT4800000

CAS #

7783-60-0

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

108.06

Molecular Formula

F4S

Synonyms

Sulfur tetrafluoride (ACGIH)
Tetrafluorosulfurane

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat Lowest published lethal concentration: 19 ppm/4HJOCMA7 4,262,1962

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-ceiling concentration 0.1 ppmDTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-Not classifiable as a human carcinogenDTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD-airtime-weighted average 0.1 ppm (0.4 mg/m3)DTLWS* 3,28,1972
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 0.1 ppm (0.44 mg/m3), JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRALIAtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMshort term exposure limit 0.1 ppm (0.45 mg/m3), MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-DENMARKceiling concentration 0.1 ppm (0.4 mg/m3), MAY2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-ECtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JUN2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-FINLANDtime-weighted average 0.1 ppm (0.45 mg/m3), short term exposure limit 0.3 ppm (1.3 mg/m3), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-FINLANDtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-GERMANYMAK 1 mg(F)/m3, inhal, 2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, short term exposure limit 10 mg(F)/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-ICELANDshort term exposure limit 0.1 ppm (0.4 mg/m3), NOV2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAceiling concentration 0.1 ppm (0.4 mg/m3), 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-MEXICOpeak 0.1 ppm (0.4 mg/m3), 2004
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDceiling concentration 0.1 ppm (0.44 mg/m3), JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 0.1 ppm (0.4 mg/m3), JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-PERUshort term exposure limit 0,1 ppm (0,44 mg/m3), JUL2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 1 mg(HF)/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 2 mg(HF)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAshort term exposure limit 0.3 mg/m3, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENceiling concentration 0.1 ppm (0.4 mg/m3), JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 0.1 ppm (0.4 mg/m3), JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 1 mg(F)/m3, KZG-week 4 mg(F)/m3, inhal, skin, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-C 0.4 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-UNITED KINGDOMtime-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3, OCT2007
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors)8H time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 2.5 mg(F)/m3CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO SULFUR TETRAFLUORIDE-airceiling concentration 0.1 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 82007; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 11; Number of Occupations 1; Total Number of Employees Exposed 53

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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