Agent Name

Lead tungstate

CAS Number

7759-01-5

Formula

O4-Pb-W

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lead Tungstate(IV); Lead tungsten oxide (PbWO4); Lead tungsten tetraoxide; Lead wolframate; Natural raspite; Natural stolzite; Scheelite; Tungstic acid, lead(2+) salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

White powder; Insoluble in water; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used in Raman lasers; [ChemIDplus] Pigment; [HSDB]

Comments

"Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [CAMEO] 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 (3 mg/m3, as W, respirable particulate matter)

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

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