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Document ID (ISN)74667
CIS number 00-338
ISSN - Serial title 0888-1626 - Noticias de seguridad
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Tellurium and compounds (as tellurium)
Original title Telurio y compuestos (como telurio) [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2000, Vol.62, No.3, insert 5p.
Abstract Tellurium and its compounds induce a smell similar to that of garlic to the breath and the sweat, a metal taste sensation, sleepiness, loss of appetite and nausea. Tellurium dioxide can give rise to squamous skin lesions. The use of personal protective equipment, including respirators, and the medical supervision of exposed workers are recommended. OSHA permissible exposure level: 0.1mg/m3.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; health hazards; USA; tellurium and compounds
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; data sheet; fire hazards; skin absorption; dermatitis; limitation of exposure; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; respirators; neurological effects; determination in air; medical supervision; sodium tellurite; translation; tellurium
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Occupational exposure limits