|PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
RED TO REDDISH-YELLOW CRYSTALS (see Notes).
Reacts violently with strong oxidants, aluminium powder and sodium. Upon heating,
toxic fumes of lead compounds are formed.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
TLV (as Pb): ppm; 0.15 mg/m3 as TWA (ACGIH 1992-1993).
|ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion.
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can,
however, be reached quickly on spraying or when dispersed, especially if powdered.
EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the central nervous system, kidneys and blood ,
resulting in anaemia and impaired functions. Does cause serious reproductive toxicity in