Mercury, (acetato)phenyl-

RTECS #
OV6475000
CAS #
62-38-4; 1337-06-0; 61840-45-7; 64684-45-3
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Updated
September 2013
Molecular Weight
336.75
Molecular Formula
C8H8HgO2
Synonyms
(Acetato)phenylmercury
(Acetoxymercuri)benzene
Acetate phenylmercurique (French)
Acetic acid, phenylmercury deriv.
Acetoxyphenylmercury
Algimycin 200
Anticon
Antimucin WBR
Antimucin WDR
Benzene, (acetoxymercuri)-
Bufen
Bufen 30
Ceresol
Contra Creme
Dyanacide
Femma
Fenylmerkuriacetat (Czech)
Fungicide R
Fungitox OR
Hexasan
Hexasan (fungicide)
Intercide 60
Intercide PMA 18
Liquiphene
Lorophyn
Mercuriphenyl acetate
Mercuron
Mercury (II) acetate, phenyl-
Mercury, acetoxyphenyl-
Mergal A 25
Mersolite 8
Mersolite D
Neantina
Norforms
Nuodex PMA 18
Nylmerate
Octan fenylrtutnaty (Czech)
Panomatic
Phenomercuric acetate
Phenyl mercuric acetate
Phenylmercuriacetate
Phenylmercury acetate
Phenylmercury(II) acetate
Phenylquecksilberacetat (German)
Phix
PMA (fungicide)
PMAC
PMAS
Programin
Purasan-SC-10
Puraturf 10
Quicksan
Quicksan 20
RCRA waste number P092
Ruberon
Samtol
Sanitized SPG
Scutl
Seed Dressing R
Seedtox
Setrete
Shimmerex
Spor-Kil
Spruce Seal
Tag
Tag 331
Tag fungicide
Tag HL 331
Trigosan
Troysan 30
Troysan PMA 30
Verdasan
Volpar
Zaprawa Nasienna R
Ziarnik

Skin and Eye Irritation and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
eye /rabbit 50 µg/24H severe85JCAE -,1205,1986
skin /human 100 µg/24H severeARDEAC 106,129,1972

Mutation Data and Reference

System TestRoute/Organism/TissueDoseReference
Cytogenetic Analysisoral/pig160 mg/kg/32D-continuousVETNAL 52(8),91,1975
DNA inhibitionlymphocyte/mouse1 µmol/LBCPCA6 24,489,1975
DNA repair/Escherichia coli2 mmol/LMJDHDW 28,F39,1980
DNA repair/Bacillus subtilis50 mmol/LMUREAV 31,185,1975
DNA repair/Bacillus subtilis1 mmol/LMUREAV 77,109,1980
other mutation test systemslymphocyte/mouse10 µmol/LBCPCA6 24,489,1975
sex chromosome loss and nondisjunctionoral/Drosophila melanogaster200 ppmENVRAL 36,218,1985
sister chromatid exchangelymphocyte/human30 mg/LDBABEF 8,105,1984

Reproductive Effects Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mammal (species unspecified) 125 µg/kg (8D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on fertility: Post- implantation mortality (e.g., dead and/or resorbed implants per total number of implants)TXCYAC 6,281,1976
intravaginal/mouse 110 µg/kg (7D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetal death

Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Musculoskeletal system
ARINAU 3,88,1956
intravenous/hamster 7500 µg/kg (8D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on fertility: Post- implantation mortality (e.g., dead and/or resorbed implants per total number of implants)

Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus)

Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Homeostasis
LSBGAY 10,1341,1971
intravenous/hamster 8 mg/kg (8D pregnant)Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Central nervous systemLSBGAY 10,1341,1971
oral/rabbit 9 mg/kg (8-12D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus)

Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Homeostasis

Reproductive: Other developmental abnormalities
PARWAC 22,263,1980
oral/hamster 20 mg/kg (5D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus)PARWAC 22,263,1980
oral/rat 15 mg/kg (6-10D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetotoxicity (except death, e.g., stunted fetus)

Reproductive: Specific developmental abnormalities: Homeostasis

Reproductive: Other developmental abnormalities
PARWAC 22,263,1980
subcutaneous/mouse 110 µg/kg (8D pregnant)Reproductive: Effects on embryo or fetus: Fetal deathARINAU 3,88,1956

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
intraperitoneal/mammal (species unspecified) lethal dose (50 percent kill): 10 mg/kgTXCYAC 6,281,1976
intraperitoneal/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 13 mg/kgAMSVAZ 143,365,1952
intravenous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 18 mg/kgCSLNX* NX#00921
oral/chicken lethal dose (50 percent kill): 60 mg/kgTXAPA9 2,344,1960
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 13250 µg/kgYAKUD5 22,291,1980
oral/quail lethal dose (50 percent kill): 71 mg/kgAXVMAW 34,383,1980
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 41 mg/kgATDAEI 1,175,1992
subcutaneous/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 12 mg/kgTOIZAG 9,101,1962
unreported route/mammal (species unspecified) lethal dose (50 percent kill): 17 mg/kg30ZDA9 -,295,1971

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
oral/rat lowest published toxic dose: 91 mg/kg/13W- continuousKidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in tubules (including acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis)

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Phosphatases

Biochemical: Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue levels: Other enzymes
ATSUDG 4,201,1980
oral/rat lowest published toxic dose: 346 mg/kg/1Y- continuousKidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Changes in tubules (including acute renal failure, acute tubular necrosis)AMIHBC 2,433,1950
oral/rat lowest published toxic dose: 5840 mg/kg/2Y- continuousNutritional and Gross Metabolic: Weight loss or decreased weight gain

Related to Chronic Data: Death in the "MULTIPLE DOSE" data type field
HBPTO* 2,1380,2001
oral/rat lowest published toxic dose: 456.25 mg/kg/2Y- continuousKidney, Ureter, and Bladder: Other changesHBPTO* 2,1380,2001

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 0.1 mg(Hg)/m3 (skin)DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Human Inadequate EvidenceIMEMDT 58,239,1993
International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC)Cancer Review:Group 2BIMEMDT 58,239,1993
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWAJOGAH 126,390,1976
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWSDGTB3 1,177,1971
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWBIOGAL 41(7),208,1975
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWADTEAS 5,51,1972
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWJTEHD6 7,267,2004
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHTOPA* 1,701,2002
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWPHMREP 60,212,2009

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1988 PESTICIDE SUBJECT TO REGISTRATION OR RE-REGISTRATIONFEREAC 54,7740,1989
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA) 1998 STATUS OF PESTICIDESCancelledRBREV* -,199,1998
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD-airtime-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3DTLWS* 3,22,1973
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(Hg)/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 0.1 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-FRANCEVME 0.1 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, FEB2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 0.01 mg(Hg)/m3, short term exposure limit 0.04 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDMAC(time-weighted average) 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, MAC(short term exposure limit) 0.15 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-RUSSIAtime-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, short term exposure limit 0.2 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, JUN2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWEDENtime-weighted average 0.01 mg(Hg)/m3, Skin, JUN2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 0.01 mg/m3, inhal, skin, sen, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THAILANDshort term exposure limit 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE PHILIPPINEStime-weighted average 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3, JAN1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO MERCURY, ARYL AND INORGANIC-airceiling concentration 0.1 mg/m3 (Sk)NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 57340; Number of Industries 27; Total Number of Facilities 2429; Number of Occupations 30; Total Number of Employees Exposed 28342; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 5150
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 57340; Number of Industries 11; Total Number of Facilities 588; Number of Occupations 29; Total Number of Employees Exposed 10962

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA GENETOX PROGRAM 1988, Positive: D melanogaster-nondisjunction; B subtilis rec assay
EPA GENETOX PROGRAM 1988, Positive: D melanogaster-whole sex chrom. loss
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
On EPA IRIS database
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