Agent Name

Ethoxyethyl hydroxy mercury

CAS Number

26983-51-7

Formula

C4-H10-Hg-O2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Mercury, (ethoxyethyl)hydroxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Comments

See "Dimethylmercury." See "Mercury, alkyl compounds" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 mg/m3, as Hg

STEL (ACGIH)

0.03 mg/m3, as Hg

PEL (OSHA)

0.01 mg/m3, as Hg

IDLH (NIOSH)

2 mg/m3, as Hg

Vapor Pressure

0.00315 mm Hg

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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