*** CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION ***

RTECS NUMBER            : OV8650000
CHEMICAL NAME           : Mercury,
                          (3-(3-carboxy-2,2,3-trimethylcyclopentanecarboxamido)
                          -2-methoxypropyl)hydr oxy-, mixture with theophylline
CAS REGISTRY NUMBER     : 8012-34-8
LAST UPDATED            : 199712
DATA ITEMS CITED        : 26
MOLECULAR FORMULA       : C14-H24-Hg-N-O5.C7-H8-N4-O2.Na
MOLECULAR WEIGHT        : 690.16
COMPOUND DESCRIPTOR     : Drug
                          Organometallic
                          Human
SYNONYMS/TRADE NAMES :
   * Mercupurin
   * Mercurophylline
   * Mercurin
   * Mercuzan
   * Mercuzanthin
   * Merthylline
   * Novurit
   * Novurite
   * Osmuryl
 
                       *** HEALTH HAZARD DATA ***
 
                        ** ACUTE TOXICITY DATA **
 
TYPE OF TEST            : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intravenous
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Human
DOSE/DURATION           : 28 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Cardiac - arrhythmias (including changes in conduction)
REFERENCE :
   JAMAAP JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association.  (AMA, 535 N.
   Dearborn St., Chicago, IL 60610)  V.1-    1883-  Volume(issue)/page/year:
   117,1806,1941
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intraperitoneal
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - rat
DOSE/DURATION           : 121 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   THERAP Therapie.  (Doin, Editeurs, 8, Place de l'Odeon, F-75006 Paris,
   France)  V.1-    1946-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 10,936,1955
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Subcutaneous
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 163 mg(Hg)/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   JPETAB Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.  (Williams &
   Wilkins Co., 428 E. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21202)  V.1-    1909/10-
   Volume(issue)/page/year: 105,336,1952
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intravenous
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 1410 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   JPETAB Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.  (Williams &
   Wilkins Co., 428 E. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21202)  V.1-    1909/10-
   Volume(issue)/page/year: 99,149,1950
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LDLo - Lowest published lethal dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intravenous
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Mammal - cat
DOSE/DURATION           : 250 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   JPETAB Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.  (Williams &
   Wilkins Co., 428 E. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21202)  V.1-    1909/10-
   Volume(issue)/page/year: 99,149,1950
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LDLo - Lowest published lethal dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intravenous
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - rabbit
DOSE/DURATION           : 177 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   JPETAB Journal of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.  (Williams &
   Wilkins Co., 428 E. Preston St., Baltimore, MD 21202)  V.1-    1909/10-
   Volume(issue)/page/year: 99,149,1950

                              *** REVIEWS ***
 
   ACGIH TLV-TWA 0.01 mg(Hg)/m3; STEL 0.03 mg/m3
   DTLVS* The Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices
   (BEIs) booklet issues by American Conference of Governmental Industrial
   Hygienists (ACGIH), Cincinnati, OH, 1996  Volume(issue)/page/year:
   TLV/BEI,1997

                    *** U.S. STANDARDS AND REGULATIONS ***
 
   MSHA STANDARD-air:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3
   DTLWS* "Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values for Substances in
   Workroom Air," Supplements. For publisher information, see 85INA8.
   Volume(issue)/page/year: 3,22,1973

                    *** OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS ***
 
   OEL-AUSTRALIA:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3;Skin JAN 1993
   
   OEL-BELGIUM:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3;Skin JAN 1993
   
   OEL-DENMARK:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3 JAN 1993
   
   OEL-FINLAND:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3 JAN 1993
   
   OEL-FRANCE:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3 JAN 1993
   
   OEL-GERMANY:TWA 0.01 ppm (0.1 mg(Hg)/m3) JAN 1993
   
   OEL-HUNGARY:TWA 0.02 mg(Hg)/m3;STEL 0.04 mg(Hg)/m3 JAN 1993
   
   OEL-JAPAN:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3 JAN 1993
   
   OEL-THE NETHERLANDS:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3;STEL 0.15 mg(Hg)/m3  JAN 1993
   
   OEL-THE PHILIPPINES:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3 JAN 1993
   
   OEL-POLAND:TWA 0.01 mg(Hg)/m3 JAN 1993
   
   OEL-RUSSIA:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3;STEL 0.01 mg(Hg)/m3 JAN 1993
   
   OEL-SWEDEN:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3 JAN 1993
   
   OEL-THAILAND:STEL 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3 JAN 1993
   
   OEL-UNITED KINGDOM:TWA 0.05 mg(Hg)/m3;STEL 0.15 mg(Hg)/m3  JAN 1993
   
   OEL IN BULGARIA, COLOMBIA, JORDAN, KOREA check ACGIH TLV
   
   OEL IN NEW ZEALAND, SINGAPORE, VIETNAM check ACGIH TLV

         *** NIOSH STANDARDS DEVELOPMENT AND SURVEILLANCE DATA ***

NIOSH RECOMMENDED EXPOSURE LEVEL (REL) :
   NIOSH REL TO MERCURY, ARYL AND INORGANIC-air:CL 0.1 mg/m3 (Sk)
REFERENCE :
   NIOSH* National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, U.S. Dept. of
   Health, Education, and Welfare, Reports and Memoranda.
   Volume(issue)/page/year: DHHS #92-100,1992

 
                            *** END OF RECORD ***