Agent Name

Manganese silicide

CAS Number

12032-85-8

Formula

Mn-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Manganese monosilicide; [ChemIDplus] LC (Low Carbon) silicomanganese; Mansil; SiMn superaffined; Std silicomanganese; [IUCLID]

Category

Manganese Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Solid; [IUCLID]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate and reducing agent; Also used for metal extraction, refining, and processing of metals and in the stainless steel industry (alloying addition); [IUCLID]

Comments

See "Manganese" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction), 0.1 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction)

PEL (OSHA)

Ceiling(OSHA) = 5 mg/m3, as Mn

MAK

0.2 mg/m3, as Mn (inhalable fraction), 0.02 mg/m3, as Mn (respirable fraction)

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Parkinson's Syndrome

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Processes

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