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Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS)

Tin

RTECS #

XP7320000

CAS #

7440-31-5

Updated

September 2013

Molecular Weight

118.69

Molecular Formula

Sn

Synonyms

Silver matt powder
Tin (ACGIH:OSHA)
Tin (alpha)
Tin flake
Tin powder
Zinn (German)

Tumorigenic Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
implant/mouse lowest published toxic dose: 840 gm/kgTumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Tumorigenic: Tumors at site of application
RCOCB8 18,201,1977
implant/rat lowest published toxic dose: 395 gm/kgTumorigenic: Equivocal tumorigenic agent by RTECS criteria

Tumorigenic: Tumors at site of application
RCOCB8 18,201,1977

Acute Toxicity Data and References

Route/OrganismDoseEffectReference
unreported route/human lowest published toxic dose: 250 mg/kgGastrointestinal: Hypermotility, diarrhea

Gastrointestinal: Nausea or vomiting
VCVN1* -,408,1988

Reviews

OrganizationStandardReference
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)Threshold Limit Value-time-weighted average 2 mg/m3DTLVS* TLV/BEI,2013
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWJJATDK 26,191,2006
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWENTOX* -,188,2005
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHBTME* ,839,2007
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWITODC* -,327,2004
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWHUTOX* -,515,1996
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWMUREAV 674,137,2009
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWNTAPM* -,629,1995
TOXICOLOGY REVIEWNTAPM* -,689,1995

Standards and Regulations

OrganizationStandardReference
Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) STANDARD-airtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3DTLVS* 3,257,1971
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 2 mg/m3, JUL2008
Occupational Exposure Limit-AUSTRIAMAK-TMW 2 mg/m3;KZW 4 mg/m3, inhal, 2007
Occupational Exposure Limit-BELGIUMtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, Skin, MAR2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-HUNGARYtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, short term exposure limit 8 mg/m3, Skin, SEP2000
Occupational Exposure Limit-KOREAtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, 2006
Occupational Exposure Limit-NEW ZEALANDtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, JAN2002
Occupational Exposure Limit-NORWAYtime-weighted average 1 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-PERUtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, JUL2005
Occupational Exposure Limit-POLANDtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, JAN1999
Occupational Exposure Limit-SWITZERLANDMAK-week 2 mg/m3, KZG-week 4 mg/m3, inhal, JAN2011
Occupational Exposure Limit-THAILANDtime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE NETHERLANDSMAC-TGG 2 mg/m3, 2003
Occupational Exposure Limit-THE PHILIPPINEStime-weighted average 2 mg/m3, JAN1993
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Construction)8H time-weighted average 2 mg(Sn)/m3CFRGBR 29,1926.55,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Federal Contractors)8H time-weighted average 2 mg(Sn)/m3CFRGBR 41,50-204.50,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (General Industry)8H time-weighted average 2 mg(Sn)/m3CFRGBR 29,1910.1000,1994
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Permissible Exposure Limit (Shipyards)8H time-weighted average 2 mg(Sn)/m3CFRGBR 29,1915.1000,1993

NIOSH Documentation and Surveillance

OrganizationStandardReference
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Level TO TIN, inorganic compounds (as Sn)-air10H time-weighted average 2 mg/m3NIOSH* DHHS #92-100,1992
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X5926; Number of Industries 4; Total Number of Facilities 40; Number of Occupations 6; Total Number of Employees Exposed 770; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 203
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X5989; Number of Industries 2; Total Number of Facilities 29; Number of Occupations 4; Total Number of Employees Exposed 1982; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 725
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code X7523; Number of Industries 1; Total Number of Facilities 41; Number of Occupations 1; Total Number of Employees Exposed 122
National Occupational Exposure Survey 1983Hazard Code 73075; Number of Industries 252; Total Number of Facilities 46832; Number of Occupations 131; Total Number of Employees Exposed 748577; Total Number of Female Employees Exposed 237405
National Occupational Hazard Survey 1974Hazard Code 73075; Number of Industries 75; Total Number of Facilities 5511; Number of Occupations 65; Total Number of Employees Exposed 50933

Status in Federal Agencies

OrganizationReference
ATSDR TOXICOLOGY PROFILE (NTIS** PB/93/110864/AS)
EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY
EPA TSCA Section 8(d) unpublished health/safety studies
EPA TSCA TEST SUBMISSION (TSCATS) DATA BASE, JANUARY 2001
NIOSH Analytical Method, 1994: Metals in urine, 8310
OSHA ANALYTICAL METHOD #ID206
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