Agent Name

Manganese(II) sulfate

CAS Number

7785-87-7

Formula

Mn-O4-S

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Manganese sulfate anhydrous; Man-Gro; Manganese monosulfate; Manganese sulfate; Manganese sulfate (1:1); Manganese sulfate (MnSO4); Manganese sulphate; Manganese(2+) sulfate; Manganese(2+) sulfate (1:1); Manganese(II) sulfate; Manganous sulfate; Sorba-Spray Manganese; Sorba-spray Mn; Sulfuric acid, manganese (II) salt (1:1) (8CI); Sulfuric acid, manganese(2+) salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Manganese Compounds, Inorganic

Description

White solid; [HSDB] Pale pink powder, soluble in one part water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in textile dyes, porcelain glazes, fertilizers, and animal feeds; [Merck Index] Used in fungicides, ore flotation, and catalysts; [Hawley]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; [MSDSonline] See "Manganese" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

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

PEL (OSHA)

Ceiling(OSHA)=5 mg/m3, as Mn

MAK

0.2 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction), 0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction)

Explanatory Notes

mp = 700 deg C; [Ullmann]

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Parkinson's Syndrome

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