Agent Name

C.I. Pigment Black 26

CAS Number

68186-94-7

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Manganese ferrite black spinel; C.I. 77494; [ChemIDplus] PIGMENT BLACK 33; BAYFERROX 303 T; [Lanxess MSDS]

Category

Manganese Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Black odorless powder; Insoluble in cold water; [Lanxess MSDS]

Comments

"TSCA Definition 2008: An inorganic pigment that is the reaction product of high temperature calcination in which manganese (II) oxide, manganese (III) oxide, iron (II) oxide, iron (III) oxide in varying amounts are homogeneously and ionically interdiffused to form a crystalline matrix of spinel. Its composition may contain any one or a combination of the modifiers Al2O3, CoO, CuO, NiO, or SiO2." [ChemIDplus] Similar compound causes no skin or eye irritation; May cause mechanical irritation; [Lanxess MSDS] See "Manganese" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.2 mg/m3, as Mn

PEL (OSHA)

Ceiling (OSHA) = 5 mg/m3, as Mn

MAK

0.2 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction), 0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction)

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Parkinson's Syndrome

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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