Agent Name

Beryllium phosphate

CAS Number

13598-15-7

Formula

Be.H3-O4-P

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Beryllium hydrogen phosphate (1:1); Beryllium phosphate (BeHPO4); Phosphoric acid, beryllium salt (1:1); Phosphorous acid, beryllium salt; [ChemIDplus] UN1566

Category

Beryllium Compounds, Inorganic

Comments

May cause damage to the eyes; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "Beryllium" for one additional linked occupational disease.

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

5.0E-5 mg/m3, as Be, inhalable fraction

PEL (OSHA)

0.002 mg/m3, as Be, Ceiling(OSHA) = 0.005 mg/m3, as Be(0.025 mg/m3,as Be,for 30 min.peak per 8-hr shift)

IDLH (NIOSH)

4 mg/m3, as Be

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Beryllium compounds, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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