*** CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION ***

RTECS NUMBER            : FG1575000
CHEMICAL NAME           : Carbonic acid, dithio-, O-ethyl ester, potassium salt
CAS REGISTRY NUMBER     : 140-89-6
LAST UPDATED            : 200007
DATA ITEMS CITED        : 9
MOLECULAR FORMULA       : C3-H5-O-S2.K
MOLECULAR WEIGHT        : 160.30
WISWESSER LINE NOTATION : SUYSHO2 &-K-
SYNONYMS/TRADE NAMES :
   * Carbonodithioic acid, O-ethyl ester, potassium salt
   * (O-Ethyl dithiocarbonato)potassium
   * O-Ethyl potassium dithiocarbonate
   * Ethyl potassium xanthate
   * Ethyl potassium xanthogenate
   * Ethylxanthic acid potassium salt
   * Potassium ethyl dithiocarbonate
   * Potassium O-ethyl dithiocarbonate
   * Potassium ethylxanthate
   * Potassium ethyl xanthogenate
   * Potassium xanthate
   * Potassium xanthogenate
   * Xanthic acid, ethyl-, potassium salt
   * Z3
   * Z 3
 
                       *** HEALTH HAZARD DATA ***
 
                        ** ACUTE TOXICITY DATA **
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - rat
DOSE/DURATION           : 1700 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Behavioral - excitement
   Behavioral - muscle contraction or spasticity
   Behavioral - antipsychotic
REFERENCE :
   GISAAA Gigiena i Sanitariya.  For English translation, see HYSAAV.  (V/O
   Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR)  V.1-    1936-
   Volume(issue)/page/year: 41(6),95,1976
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 308 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Behavioral - somnolence (general depressed activity)
   Lungs, Thorax, or Respiration - respiratory depression
REFERENCE :
   GTPZAB Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya.  Labor Hygiene and
   Occupational Diseases. (V/O Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR)
   V.1-36, 1957-1992. For publisher information, see MTPEEI
   Volume(issue)/page/year: 29(11),51,1985
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intraperitoneal
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : >500 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   AIPTAK Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. (Heymans
   Institute of Pharmacology, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium)  V.4-   
   1898-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 127,128,1960
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LDLo - Lowest published lethal dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Subcutaneous
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 400 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   AIPTAK Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. (Heymans
   Institute of Pharmacology, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium)  V.4-   
   1898-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 12,447,1904
 
TYPE OF TEST            : LD50 - Lethal dose, 50 percent kill
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Intravenous
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - mouse
DOSE/DURATION           : 199 mg/kg
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Details of toxic effects not reported other than lethal dose value
REFERENCE :
   AIPTAK Archives Internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Therapie. (Heymans
   Institute of Pharmacology, De Pintelaan 185, B-9000 Ghent, Belgium)  V.4-   
   1898-  Volume(issue)/page/year: 135,330,1962
 
                 ** OTHER MULTIPLE DOSE TOXICITY DATA **
 
TYPE OF TEST            : TDLo - Lowest published toxic dose
ROUTE OF EXPOSURE       : Oral
SPECIES OBSERVED        : Rodent - rat
DOSE/DURATION           : 910 mg/kg/26W-I
TOXIC EFFECTS :
   Blood - changes in erythrocyte (RBC) count
   Biochemical - Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue
   levels - catalases
   Biochemical - Enzyme inhibition, induction, or change in blood or tissue
   levels - other Enzymes
REFERENCE :
   GISAAA Gigiena i Sanitariya.  For English translation, see HYSAAV.  (V/O
   Mezhdunarodnaya Kniga, 113095 Moscow, USSR)  V.1-    1936-
   Volume(issue)/page/year: 41(6),95,1976

                    *** OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS ***
 
   OEL-RUSSIA: STEL 0.5 mg/m3, Skin, JAN1993

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

NIOSH OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE SURVEY DATA :
   NOES - National Occupational Exposure Survey (1983)
     NOES Hazard Code - X7483
       No. of Facilities: 3 (estimated)
       No. of Industries: 1
       No. of Occupations: 1
       No. of Employees: 24 (estimated)

                          *** STATUS IN U.S. ***
 
   EPA TSCA Section 8(b) CHEMICAL INVENTORY

 
                            *** END OF RECORD ***