National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m980082

Testing Status of Sodium metasilicate - M980082

 

CASRN: 6834-92-0

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Crystamet
  • Disodiium monosilicate
  • Drymet
  • Metso Beads
  • Orthosil
  • Silicic acid
  • Sodium silicate

Known Uses

Used in fireproofing; in laundry, dairy, & metal-cleaning; floor cleaning; deinking paper; chemical intermediate for silica gel catalysts; additive in soaps & detergents; ingredient in adhesives; bleaching aid; insecticides; fungicides; antimicrobials

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 4 to 10 days Immunotoxicity (Topical Application)  (IMM99002)  Completed 
    • Female Mice: BALB/c
    • Dose: 0.5, 1, 2, 4, OR 8% (W/V).
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