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Substance Name: Beryllium, elemental
RN: 7440-41-7
UNII: OW5102UV6N
InChIKey: ATBAMAFKBVZNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An element with the atomic symbol Be, atomic number 4, and atomic weight 9.01218. Short exposure to this element can lead to a type of poisoning known as BERYLLIOSIS.

Molecular Formula

  • Be

Molecular Weight

  • 9.0122
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 42
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 43
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 1
  • Reasonably Anticipated to be a Carcinogen
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb
  • TWA 0.002 mg/m3; STEL 0.01 mg/m3; Confirmed human carcinogen
  • TWA 2 ug/m3; Ceiling 5 ug/m3, peak 25 ug/m3 in 30 min

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Beryllium
  • Beryllium, elemental

MeSH Heading

  • Beryllium

Synonyms

  • Beryllium
  • Beryllium dust
  • Beryllium metal
  • Beryllium metallic
  • Beryllium, metal powder
  • Beryllium-9
  • CCRIS 81
  • EC 231-150-7
  • EINECS 231-150-7
  • Glucinium
  • Glucinum
  • HSDB 512
  • RCRA waste number P015
  • UNII-OW5102UV6N

Systematic Name

  • Beryllium

Superlist Names

  • Beryllium
  • Beryllium and beryllium compounds
  • Beryllium and certain beryllium compounds
  • Beryllium and compounds
  • Beryllium compounds, n.o.s.
  • Beryllium compounds, n.o.s. [UN1566] [Poison]
  • Beryllium dust
  • Beryllium metal [Beryllium and beryllium compounds]
  • Beryllium powder
  • Beryllium [Beryllium and certain beryllium compounds]
  • Beryllium, elemental
  • Beryllium, powder
  • Beryllium, powder [UN1567] [Poison]
  • RCRA waste no. P015
  • UN1566
  • UN1567

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7440-41-7

FDA UNII

  • OW5102UV6N

Other Registry Number

  • 1312815-26-1

System Generated Number

  • 0007440417

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Be

InChIKey

ATBAMAFKBVZNFJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Be]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
rat LD50 intratracheal 51mg/kg (51mg/kg)   "Spravochnik po Toksikologii i Gigienicheskim Normativam Vol. -, Pg. 23, 1999.
rat LD50 intravenous 496ug/kg (0.496mg/kg) LIVER: "HEPATITIS (HEPATOCELLULAR NECROSIS), ZONAL" Laboratory Investigation. Vol. 15, Pg. 176, 1966.