Agent Name

Manganese(II) fluoride

CAS Number

7782-64-1

Formula

F2-Mn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Manganese fluorure [French]; Manganese difluoride; Manganese fluoride (MnF2); [ChemIDplus] UN3288

Category

Manganese Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Pink to red solid; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Harmful if ingested or inhaled; [MSDSonline] See "Manganese" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction), 0.1 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction) (2.5 mg/m3, as F)

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3Ceiling(OSHA)=5 mg/m3, as Mn

MAK

0.2 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction), 0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction) [1 mg/m3, as F, inhalable fraction]

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, inorganic."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Parkinson's Syndrome

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Diseases

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