Agent Name

Yttrium barium copper oxide

CAS Number

107539-20-8

Formula

Ba***, Cu***

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

YBa(2)Cu(3)O(7); YBa2Cu3O7; Barium copper yttrium oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Black odorless powder; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "RARE EARTH METALS" and the linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

1 mg/m3, as Y

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Y

MAK

0.1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction (Cu, inorganic cmpnds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

100 mg/m3, as Cu

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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