Beryllium Sulfate

Title: Beryllium Sulfate
CAS Registry Number: 13510-49-1
Molecular Formula: BeO4S
Molecular Weight: 105.07
Percent Composition: Be 8.58%, O 60.91%, S 30.52%
Line Formula: BeSO4
Literature References: Prepn: Gmelins, Beryllium (8th ed.) 26, 130-141 (1930). Toxicity study: White et al., J. Pharmacol. Exp. Ther. 102, 88 (1951).
Derivative Type: Tetrahydrate
Properties: Crystals. d 1.71. At about 100° loses 2H2O. Very sol in water. Practically insol in alc. LD50 i.v. in mice: 0.5 mg Be/kg (White).
Density: d 1.71
Toxicity data: LD50 i.v. in mice: 0.5 mg Be/kg (White)
CAUTION: Beryllium and beryllium compounds are listed as known human carcinogens: Report on Carcinogens, Eleventh Edition (PB2005-104914, 2004) p III-32.
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