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Substance Name: Quartz
RN: 14808-60-7
InChIKey: VYPSYNLAJGMNEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Quartz (SiO2). A glassy or crystalline form of silicon dioxide. Many colored varieties are semiprecious stones. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)

Molecular Formula

  • O2-Si

Molecular Weight

  • 60.084
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Ceiling (30 mppcf)/%SiO2+2, total dust
  • Ceiling /%SiO2+2 mg/m3 (30 ppm); total dust
  • Known to be a Carcinogen
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 3
  • TWA 0.05 mg/m3 (respirable fraction); Suspecpted human carcinogen
  • TWA 250/%SiO2+5 mppcf; Ceiling (10 mppcf)/%SiO2+2; resp fraction

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Quartz

MeSH Heading

  • Quartz

Synonyms

  • Agate
  • alpha-Quartz
  • Amethyst
  • CCRIS 2475
  • Chalcedony
  • Cherts
  • Crystallized silicon dioxide
  • D & D
  • DQ12
  • EINECS 238-878-4
  • Flint
  • Flintshot
  • Gold bond R
  • Imsil
  • Min-U-Sil
  • MIN-U-sil alpha quartz
  • Novaculite
  • Onyx
  • Quartz
  • Quartz dust
  • Quartz silica
  • Quazo puro
  • Quazo puro [Italian]
  • Rock crystal
  • Rose quartz
  • Sand
  • SF 35
  • Sicron F 300
  • Siderite (SiO2)
  • Sikron F 100
  • Sil-Co-Sil
  • Silica dust
  • Silica flour (powdered crystalline silica)
  • Silicon oxide, di- (sand)
  • Silver bond B
  • Snowit
  • TGL 16319
  • Tiger-eye
  • W 12
  • W 12 (Filler)

Systematic Names

  • Quartz
  • Quartz (SiO2)
  • Silica, crystalline - quartz

Superlist Names

  • Quartz
  • Quartz dust
  • Quartz [Silica, crystalline]
  • Silica
  • Silica, crystalline quartz
  • Silica, crystalline, quartz
  • Silica, crystalline: quartz
  • Silicates (<1% crystalline silica):Graphite, natural

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 14808-60-7

Other Registry Numbers

  • 122304-48-7
  • 122304-49-8
  • 12425-26-2
  • 1317-79-9
  • 70594-95-5
  • 87347-84-0

System Generated Number

  • 0014808607

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/O2Si/c1-3-2

InChIKey

VYPSYNLAJGMNEJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Si](=O)=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo intravenous 20mg/kg (20mg/kg)   Biochemical Journal. Vol. 27, Pg. 1007, 1933.
human LCLo inhalation 300ug/m3/10Y- (0.3mg/m3) LIVER: OTHER CHANGES Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. Vol. 271, Pg. 324, 1976.
human TCLo inhalation 16mppcf/8H/17 (16mppcf) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: COUGH

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: "FIBROSIS, FOCAL (PNEUMOCONIOSIS)"
National Technical Information Service. Vol. PB246-697,
mouse LD intratracheal > 20mg/kg (20mg/kg)   American Review of Respiratory Disease. Vol. 141(Suppl), Pg. A3-A937, 1990.
mouse LD intratracheal > 20mg/kg (20mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES American Review of Respiratory Disease. Vol. 141(Suppl), Pg. A3-A937, 1990.
mouse LDLo intravenous 40mg/kg (40mg/kg)   Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Vol. 1, Pg. 241, 1940.
rat LDLo intratracheal 200mg/kg (200mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: "FIBROSIS, FOCAL (PNEUMOCONIOSIS)" British Journal of Industrial Medicine. Vol. 10, Pg. 9, 1953.
rat LDLo intravenous 90mg/kg (90mg/kg)   Journal of the National Cancer Institute. Vol. 57, Pg. 509, 1976.