Agent Name

Lead zirconate titanate

CAS Number

12626-81-2

Formula

O3-Pb-Ti(0-1)-Zr(0-1)

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lead zirconium titanate; Lead zirconium titanium oxide; P 1-60; PE 60A; PE 60E; PZT; PZT 5; PZT 574; PZT 8; PZT-C; Plumbum Zirconate-Titanate; TSTS 19; TSTS 21; TSTS 22; TSTS 23; Lead titanium zirconium oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Available as piezoelectric crystals; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in electronics (stereos, transducers, computer memory); [Hawley]

Comments

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 (5 mg/m3, as Zr)

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb (5 mg/m3, as Zr)

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction (metal and insol. Cmpds.) as Zr

IDLH (NIOSH)

100 mg/m3

Lethal Concentration

LC (rat) > 1,500 mg/m3/4h

Explanatory Notes

(5 mg/m3 as Zr)

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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