Agent Name

Dimethyltelluride

CAS Number

593-80-6

Formula

C2-H6-Te

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dimethyl telluride; Dimethyltellurium; Tellurobismethane; Methane, 1,1'-tellurobis-; Methane, tellurobis-; Methyl telluride (6CI,7CI,8CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metalloid Compounds (Tellurium)

Comments

See "Tellurium." See "Diethyltelluride."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, as Te

PEL (OSHA)

0.1 mg/m3, as Te

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Te

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 92 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

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