Agent Name

Lead molybdate

CAS Number

10190-55-3

Formula

Mo-O4-Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lead molybdate(VI); Lead molybdenum oxide (PbMoO4); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Yellow solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used in pigments; [Merck Index] Crystals have electronic and optical uses; [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

Explanatory Notes

For TLV, see "Molybdenum and compounds."

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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