Agent Name

Beryllium nitrate tetrahydrate

CAS Number

13510-48-0

Formula

Be.2H-N-O3.4H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Beryllium dinitrate tetrahydrate; Nitric acid, beryllium salt, tetrahydrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Beryllium Compounds, Inorganic

Comments

See "Beryllium" for one additional linked occupational disease.

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

5.0E-5 mg/m3, as Be, inhalable fraction

PEL (OSHA)

0.002 mg/m3, as Be, Ceiling(OSHA) = 0.005 mg/m3, as Be(0.025 mg/m3,as Be,for 30 min.peak per 8-hr shift)

IDLH (NIOSH)

4 mg/m3, as Be

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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Diseases

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