Agent Name

Manganese 2-ethylhexanoate

CAS Number

15956-58-8

Formula

C8-H16-O2.x-Mn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

2-Ethylhexanoic acid, manganese salt; Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, manganese salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Solid; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Sources/Uses

Used to formulate coatings, paints, thinners, paint removers, inks, and toners; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

An eye irritant; Suspected of causing developmental toxicity; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] See "2-Ethylhexanoic acid." See "Manganese" and the linked occupational diseases.

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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