Agent Name

Lithium metaphosphate

CAS Number

13762-75-9

Formula

H-O3-P.Li

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lithium phosphate; Lithium polymetaphosphate; Metaphosphoric acid, lithium salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Phosphates, Metallic Salts

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes tetany, respiratory depression, and diarrhea in oral lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes tetany, flaccid paralysis, and cardiac arrhythmias in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; Harmful by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Sodium trimetaphosphate." See "Lithium."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Li

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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