Agent Name

Thallic oxide

CAS Number

1314-32-5

Formula

O3-Tl2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dithallium trioxide; Thallium oxide (Tl2O3); Thallium peroxide; Thallium sesquioxide; Thallium(3+) oxide; Thallium(III) oxide; [ChemIDplus] UN1707

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Brown solid; [Merck Index] Brown or black odorless powder; [MSDSonline] Soluble in alcohol; Decomposes in water; Oxidizes in air; [Hawley] Sparingly soluble in water; [Ullmann]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Thallium" and the linked occupational disease.

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Tl

PEL (OSHA)

0.1 mg/m3, as Tl

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Thallium compound, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Sensorimotor Neuropathy

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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