Agent Name

Tetraphenyllead

CAS Number

595-89-1

Formula

C24-H20-Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

UN3467

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

White powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; May be toxic to fertility or the developing child; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause organ injury (kidney, liver, male gonads, and CNS); [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tetraethyl lead." See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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Diseases

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