Agent Name

Thallic sulfate

CAS Number

16222-66-5

Formula

O12-S3.2Tl

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bithallium trisulfate; Sulfuric acid, thallium(3+) salt (3:2); Thallium sulfate; Thallium(III) sulfate; Dithallium tris(sulphate); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Cannot be isolated because it is extremely unstable; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used formerly in medications; [HSDB]

Comments

Highly unstable and cannot be isolated; [HSDB] 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

IDLH (NIOSH)

15 mg/m3, as Tl (soluble compounds)

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Sensorimotor Neuropathy

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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