Agent Name

Thallic nitrate, trihydrate

CAS Number

13453-38-8

Formula

H-N-O3.1/3Tl.3H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Thallium(III) nitrate trihydrate; TTN trihydrate; [Aldrich MSDS] UN2727

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless hygroscopic crystals; [Aldrich MSDS] Odorless; Soluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An oxidizing agent that may cause fire on contact with combustible material; May cause irritation; Can be absorbed through skin; Targets kidneys, cardiovascular system, skin, liver, male reproductive system, nerves, and eyes; Danger of cumulative effects; May be fatal by ingestion or inhalation; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Thallium" and the linked occupational disease.

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, as Tl

PEL (OSHA)

0.02 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Tl

IDLH (NIOSH)

15 mg/m3, as Tl (soluble compounds)

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Thallium nitrate."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Sensorimotor Neuropathy

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

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