Agent Name

Zinc ammonium sulfate

CAS Number

7783-24-6

Formula

H3-N.H2-O4-S.3H2-O.1/2Zn

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ammonium zinc sulfate; Ammonium zinc sulfate hexahydrate; Diammonium zinc disulfate hexahydrate; Sulfuric acid, ammonium zinc salt (2:2:1), hexahydrate; Zinc diammonium disulfate hexahydrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White solid; [HSDB]

Comments

In laboratory experiments (dogs), 1 mg IV produced no adverse effects, while 100 mg IV caused hypotension, hypoxemia, and metabolic acidosis; No effects on human volunteers after short-term inhalation of aerosol; [HSDB] See "Zinc."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.1 mg/m3(respirable fraction), 2 mg/m3 (inhalable fraction) for Zn inorg. cmpnds

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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