Agent Name

Strontium fluoride

CAS Number

7783-48-4

Formula

F2-Sr

Major Category

Metals

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] Powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence, ataxia, and respiratory depression in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Strontium." See "FLUORIDES."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as F

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