Agent Name

Lead(II) phosphate

CAS Number

7446-27-7

Formula

O8-P2.3Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bleiphosphat [German]; C.I. 77622; CI 77622; Collodial lead phosphate; Lead orthophosphate; Lead phosphate; Lead phosphate (3:2); Lead phosphate (Pb3(PO4)2); Lead phosphate, colloidal; Lead(2+) phosphate; Lead(2+) phosphate (Pb3(PO4)2); Lead(II) phosphate (3:2); Normal lead orthophosphate; Perlex paste 500; Perlex paste 600A; Phosphoric acid, lead(2+) salt (2:3); Plumbous phosphate; Trilead phosphate; Trilead bis(orthophosphate); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] Practically insoluble in water (0.14 mg/L at 20 deg C); [ATSDR ToxProfiles]

Sources/Uses

Used as a styrene and plastic stabilizer and in special glasses; [Merck Index]

Comments

Toxic material; [Hawley] See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Lead in blood = 200 ug/L (20 ug/100 ml); sampling time not critical; [ACGIH]

TLV (ACGIH)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

Explanatory Notes

mp = 1,014 deg C; [ATSDR ToxProfiles]

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Neurotoxin

Motor Neuropathy

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Animal

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