ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Franšais | Espa˝ol

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)75905
CIS number 00-1559
ISSN - Serial title 0888-1626 - Noticias de seguridad
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Pentaborane
Original title Pentaborano [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information July 2000, Vol.62, No.7. 4p. Insert.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet published by the Consejo Interamericano de Seguridad, 33 Park Place, Englewood, NJ 07631, USA. Exposure limit: 0.005ppm or 0.01mg/m3 8h-TWA (OSHA). Toxicity: skin absorption; irritation of skin and eyes; effect on the nervous system (coordination disturbances, tremor, convulsions); hyperexcitability; narcosis; hepatotoxic effects; nephrotoxic effects; effects may be delayed.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; health hazards; pentaborane; USA
Descriptors (secondary) fire fighting; data sheet; hepatotoxic effects; fire hazards; skin absorption; explosion hazards; labelling; storage; limitation of exposure; elimination of spills; waste disposal; first aid; personal protective equipment; respirators; neurological effects; narcotic effects; delayed effects; nephrotoxic effects; determination in air; medical supervision; irritants
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Boron and boranes
Inorganic substances