Agent Name

Lead metaborate

CAS Number

14720-53-7

Formula

B-H-O2.1/2Pb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Boric acid (HBO2), lead(2+) salt; Lead borate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

White odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Harmful by ingestion and inhalation; May cause reproductive and developmental toxicity; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Lead in blood = 200 ug/L (20 ug/100 ml); sampling time not critical; [ACGIH]

TLV (ACGIH)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

Adverse Effects
Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Neurotoxin

Motor Neuropathy

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Probable Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Animal

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