NAME: Mercury (organo) Alkyl Compounds (as Hg)
DOT: 2003 40
DESCRIPTION: Appearance and odor vary depending upon specific compound.
INCOM: Strong oxidizers, such as chlorine
OSHA GENERAL INDUSTRY PEL: 0.01 mg/m3 TWA; 0.04 mg/m3 Ceiling (Z-2)
OSHA CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY PEL: 0.01 mg/m3 TWA (Skin)
ACGIH TLV: 0.01 mg/m3 TWA; 0.03 mg/m3 STEL (Skin)
NIOSH REL: 0.01 mg/m3 TWA; 0.03 mg/m3 STEL (Skin)
SYMPTOM(s): Paresthesia, ataxia, dysarthria; vision, hearing disturbances; spastic, jerking; dizziness; salivation; lacrimation; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, constipation; skin burns; emotional disturbances
HEALTH EFFECTS: Acute and Cumulative CNS damage (HE7) and (HE3) Irritation-Skin---Marked (HE14)
ORGAN: CNS, kidneys, eyes, skin
PRIMARY SAMPLING/ANALYTICAL METHOD (SLC1): Standard has been stayed until an analytical method can be developed.