|PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS OR WHITE POWDER.
The substance decomposes on heating and on burning producing toxic and corrosive fumes
including lead oxides, acetic acid. Reacts violently with bromates, phosphates,
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS (OELs):
TLV (as Pb): ppm; 0.05 mg/m3 A3 (ACGIH 1996).
MAK: ppm; 0.1 mg/m3; as Pb (1996).
|ROUTES OF EXPOSURE:
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion.
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a nuisance-causing concentration of airborne
particles can, however, be reached quickly when dispersed, especially, if powdered.
EFFECTS OF SHORT-TERM EXPOSURE:
The substance irritates the eyes. The substance may cause effects on the blood and
central nervous system , resulting in hemolytic anemia, nervous disorders, kidney
impairment. The effects may be delayed. Medical observation is indicated.
EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
The substance may have effects on the blood, bone marrow, cardiovascular system,
kidneys, nervous system , resulting in anaemia, increase of blood pressure, paralysis,
kidney impairment, behavioural effects. This substance is possibly carcinogenic to
humans. Does cause serious reproductive toxicity in humans.