Agent Name

Lead silicate

Alternative Name

Lead metasilicate

CAS Number

10099-76-0

Formula

H2-O3-Si.Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lead silicon oxide (PbSiO3); Lead silicon trioxide; Lead silicate (PbSiO3); Lead(2+) silicate; Silicic acid (H2SiO3), lead(2+) salt (1:1); Lead metasilicate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

White crystals; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in ceramics and fireproofing fabrics; [Hawley]

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

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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