Agent Name

Dimethylberyllium

CAS Number

506-63-8

Formula

C2-H6-Be

Major Category

Metals

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Comments

See "Beryllium" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

5.0E-5 mg/m3, as Be, inhalable fraction

PEL (OSHA)

0.002 mg/m3, as Be, Ceiling(OSHA) = 0.005 mg/m3, as Be (0.025 mg/m3,as Be,for 30 min.peak per 8-hr shift)

IDLH (NIOSH)

4 mg/m3, as Be

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Fibrogenic

Yes

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