Agent Name

Thallous malonate

CAS Number

2757-18-8

Formula

C3-H4-O4.2Tl

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dithallium malonate; Formomalenic thallium; Malonic acid, thallium salt (1:2); Propanedioic acid, dithallium salt; Thallium malonate; Thallium malonate, Tl2(O4C3H2); Thallium(I) malonate; [ChemIDplus] UN1707

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Solid; [CAMEO] White odorless crystals; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A man died from kidney and heart failure after ingesting 10 grams of thallous malonate; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [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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