Agent Name

Lead(II) sulfite

CAS Number

7446-10-8

Formula

H2-O3-S.Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lead sulphite; Sulfurous acid, lead(2++) salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

White powder; [Hawley]

Comments

Toxic by inhalation and ingestion; [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

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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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: