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General Description

Synonyms: Ferric dimethyldithiocarbamate; Tris(dimethyldithiocarbamato) iron

OSHA IMIS Code Number: 1263

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 14484-64-1

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: NO8750000; 44074

Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: UN3017 Poison, Flammable Liquid

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

odorless, black solid
molecular weight: 417
vapor pressure: approx. 0 mm
melting point: decomposes at >180°C

Incompatibilities: Strong oxidizers

Exposure Limits

OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):

General Industry: 15 mg/m3

Construction Industry: 15 mg/m3 TWA

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) Threshold Limit Value (TLV): 10 mg/m3 TWA; Appendix A4 (Not Classifiable as a Human Carcinogen)

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Recommended Exposure Limit (REL): 10 mg/m3 TWA

Health Factors

Carcinogenic Classification:

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 3, not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans

Potential Symptoms: Eye, respiratory tract irritation; dermatitis; gastrointestinal disturbance

Health Effects: Irritation-Eye, Nose, Throat, Skin---Mild (HE16) Suspect teratogen (HE5)

Affected Organs: Respiratory system, skin, gastrointestinal tract

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: OSHA versatile sampler (OVS-2)-13 mm XAD-2 tube (270/140 mg sections, 20/60 mesh) with Glass Fiber Filter enclosed
    maximum volume: 480 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/UV
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House File)
    method classification: Not Validated

Conditions: Column: C8 Mobile Phase: 50:50 Methanol:water 1mM Zinc Chelate 0.13 M . Ammonium Acetate Detector Wavelength: 280 nm Detection Limit: 17 ng/inj

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