Propionic acid, sodium salt

RTECS #
UF7525000
CAS #
137-40-6
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Updated
January 2010
Molecular Weight
96.07
Molecular Formula
C3H5O2·Na
Synonyms
Impedex
Mycoban
Napropion
Natriumpropionat (German)
Ocuseptine
Propanoic acid, sodium salt
Propionan sodny (Czech)
Sodium propionate

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
inhalation/rat lethal concentration (50 percent kill): >5400 mg/m3/4HHPV287 -,-,2002
oral/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 5100 mg/kgHPV287 -,-,2002
oral/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 5100 mg/kgHPV287 -,-,2002
skin/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): 1640 mg/kgJIHTAB 31,60,1949
unreported route/mouse lethal dose (50 percent kill): 7800 mg/kgBehavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Behavioral: Excitement

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea
GISAAA 35(3),96,1970
unreported route/rabbit lethal dose (50 percent kill): 6750 mg/kgBehavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Behavioral: Excitement

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea
GISAAA 35(3),96,1970
unreported route/rat lethal dose (50 percent kill): 8150 mg/kgBehavioral: Somnolence (general depressed activity)

Behavioral: Excitement

Lung, Thorax, or Respiration: Dyspnea
GISAAA 35(3),96,1970

Other Multiple Dose Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
unreported route/rat lowest published toxic dose: 24817 mg/kg/9W- intermittentBlood: Changes in serum composition (e.g. TP, bilirubin, cholesterol)

Blood: Other changes
GISAAA 35(3),96,1970

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* -,333,1998

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 69375; Number of Industries 19; Total Number of Facilities 1499; Number of Occupations 32; Total Number of Employees Exposed 29865; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 14849
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 69375; Number of Industries 10; Total Number of Facilities 349; Number of Occupations 12; Total Number of Employees Exposed 3448

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
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