Agent Name

Lithium sulfide

CAS Number

12136-58-2

Formula

Li2-S

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lithium sulfide (Li2S); Lithium sulphide, anhydrous; [ChemIDplus] UN2813

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Yellow powder with an odor of rotten eggs; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; Reacts violently with water; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Li

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Water-reactive solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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