Agent Name

Lithium manganese oxide

CAS Number

12057-17-9

Formula

Li.Mn.O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lithium manganese(III,IV) oxide; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Black powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; Targets nerves and lungs; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Manganese" and the linked occupational diseases. See "Lithium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction), 0.1 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction)

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

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Diseases

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