Agent Name

Manganese(III) fluoride

CAS Number

7783-53-1

Formula

F3-Mn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Manganese fluoride (MnF3); Manganese trifluoride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Manganese Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Red solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a fluorinating agent of organic compounds; [Merck Index]

Comments

Toxic material; [Hawley] 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]

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (mice) = 320 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Parkinson's Syndrome

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Diseases

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