Agent Name

Manganese bromide

CAS Number

13446-03-2

Formula

Br2-Mn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Manganese dibromide; [ChemIDplus] Manganese(II) bromide; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Manganese Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Violet hygroscopic powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Manganese(II) chloride." See "Manganese" and 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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Diseases

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