Agent Name

Thallous ethoxide

CAS Number

20398-06-5

Formula

C2-H6-O.Tl

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ethyl alcohol, thallium (I); Ethanol, thallium(1+) salt; Thallium (I) ethanolate; [ChemIDplus] Thallium (I) ethoxide; Ethyl alcohol, thallium salt; Thallium ethanolate; [Strem Chemicals MSDS] UN1707

Category

Metal Alkoxides

Description

Cloudy liquid with an odor of alcohol; [Strem Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; An irritant; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; May have cumulative adverse effects; [Strem Chemicals MSDS] See "Thallium" and the linked occupational disease.

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Tl

PEL (OSHA)

0.1 mg/m3, as Tl

IDLH (NIOSH)

15 mg/m3, as Tl (soluble compounds)

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Thallium compound, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Sensorimotor Neuropathy

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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