Agent Name

Bismuth(III) fluoride

CAS Number

7787-61-3

Formula

Bi-F3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bismuth trifluoride; Bismuthine, trifluoro-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White to gray solid; [Merck Index] Insoluble; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make bismuth pentafluoride; [Merck Index]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Bismuth."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as F

IDLH (NIOSH)

250 mg/m3, as F

Explanatory Notes

mp = 727 deg C;

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