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Document ID (ISN)47964
CIS number 87-437
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Title Tetraethyltin
Bibliographic information In: EPA Chemical Profiles, United States Environmental Protection Agency, Washington D.C. 20460, USA. Dec. 1985. 3p.
Abstract Chemical safety information sheet. Exposure limits: OSHA (1983) and ACGIH (1985) = 0.1mg (tin)/m3. Liquid organotin pesticide. Highly toxic. Absorbed through the skin. Causes swelling of the brain and the spinal cord. Exposure may result in muscular weakness and paralysis, leading to respiratory failure. Neurotoxic effects.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; pesticides; tetraethyltin; USA
Descriptors (secondary) neurotoxic effects; biocides; fire hazards; insecticides; skin absorption; data sheet; explosion hazards; waste disposal; personal protective equipment; health hazards; fungicides
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Occupational exposure limits