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General Description

Synonyms: Zinc dimethyldithiocarbamate

OSHA IMIS Code Number: Z126

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 137-30-4

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: ZH0525000; 88608

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

white solid, can form a flammable dust
melting point: 250°C

Health Factors

Carcinogenic Classification:

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

Health Effects: LD50 (oral, rat) 1400 mg/kg

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
    analytical solvent: Chloroform
    maximum volume: 180 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 1.0 L/min
    current analytical method: High Performance Liquid Chromatography; HPLC/UV
    method reference: 2 (OSHA PV2073)
    method classification: Partially Validated
    note: OSHA personnel may obtain sample tubes from the Salt Lake Technical Center.

Conditions: Chloroform extraction; 50 mm x 4.6 mm Econ C8 column; 86% Methanol/14% Water, 0.0001M zinc-4-dodecyldiethylenetriamine complex; 0.13 M ammonium acetate; pH 7.2; flow 0.5 mL/min; 2 uL injection; RT 2.5 + min; DL 2.1 ng/injection; UV 280 nm; 250 nm C/P 5/88

Bulk Method:

  • Limit the amount of bulk submitted to one gram or one mL.

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