Agent Name

Beryllium perchlorate

CAS Number

13597-95-0

Formula

Be.Cl2-O8

Major Category

Metals

Category

Beryllium Compounds, Inorganic

Sources/Uses

Used in an aqueous form as a solvent for cellulose; [Ullmann]

Comments

See "PERCHLORATES." 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

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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