Agent Name

Lead chromate oxide

CAS Number

18454-12-1

Formula

Cr-O5-Pb2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Arancio cromo [Italian]; Basic chromium lead oxide (CrPb2O5); Chromic acid, lead(2+) salt (1:2); Chromium dilead pentaoxide; Chromium lead oxide (CrPb2O5); Lead chromate(VI) oxide; Lead chromate(IV) oxide (Pb2OCrO4); Dilead chromate oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Red solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a pigment; [Merck Index]

Comments

Carcinogenicity in man cannot be assessed conclusively because of insufficient data (Group 3B); [MAK] See "Lead chromate." See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases. See "Chromium" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Lead in blood = 200 ug/L (20 ug/100 ml); sampling time not critical; [ACGIH]

TLV (ACGIH)

0.0002 mg/m3, as Cr(VI), inhalable particulate matter

STEL (ACGIH)

0.0005 mg/m3, as Cr(VI), inhalable particulate matter

IDLH (NIOSH)

100 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

Neurotoxin

Motor Neuropathy

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Known Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Human

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