Agent Name

Antimony pentoxide

CAS Number

1314-60-9

Formula

O5-Sb2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

A 1530 (metal oxide); A 1550; A 2550; AGO 40; Anchimonzol A 2550; Antimonic oxide; Antimony pentaoxide; Apox S; Diantimony pentaoxide; Diantimony pentoxide; HFR 201; Nyacol 1550; Nyacol A 1590; Nyacol ADP 480; Nyacol ADP 494; Nyacol AGO 40; Sanka Anchimonzol A 2550M; Stibic anhydride; Sun Epoch NA 100; Sun Epoch NA 3070P; Sun Epoch NA 3080P; Suncolloid AME 130; Suncolloid AMT 130; Antimony oxide (Sb2O5); [ChemIDplus] Antimony(V) oxide; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Antimony)

Description

Yellow solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a flame retardant; [Merck Index] "Used for determination of manganese in tissue." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 978 mg/kg; [RTECS] "Does not fully correspond to Sb2-O5" and "is always somewhat hydrated"; [Merck Index] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Antimony" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Sb

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as Sb

IDLH (NIOSH)

50 mg/m3, as Sb

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