Agent Name

Manganese(II) sulfide

CAS Number

18820-29-6

Formula

Mn-S

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Manganese(2+) sulfide; Manganese(II) sulfide; Manganous sulfide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Manganese Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Pink, green, or brown-green solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as steel additive; [Hawley] Found in the minerals alabandite and manganblende; [Merck Index]

Comments

Toxic by ingestion; [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)

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Parkinson's Syndrome

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