T52 - Toxic effect of organic solvents

Version 2023
ICD-10:T52
Short Description:Toxic effect of organic solvents
Long Description:Toxic effect of organic solvents
Status: Not Valid for Submission
Version:ICD-10-CM 2023
Code Classification:
  • Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (S00–T98)
    • Toxic effects of substances chiefly nonmedicinal as to source (T51-T65)
      • Toxic effect of organic solvents (T52)

T52 is a non-specific and non-billable ICD-10 code code, consider using a code with a higher level of specificity for a diagnosis of toxic effect of organic solvents. The code is not specific and is NOT valid for the year 2023 for the submission of HIPAA-covered transactions. Category or Header define the heading of a category of codes that may be further subdivided by the use of 4th, 5th, 6th or 7th characters.

Coding Guidelines

The appropriate 7th character is to be added to each code from block Toxic effect of organic solvents (T52). Use the following options for the aplicable episode of care:

Specific Coding for Toxic effect of organic solvents

Non-specific codes like T52 require more digits to indicate the appropriate level of specificity. Consider using any of the following ICD-10 codes with a higher level of specificity when coding for toxic effect of organic solvents:

  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.0 for Toxic effects of petroleum products
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.0X for Toxic effects of petroleum products
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.1 for Toxic effects of benzene
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.1X for Toxic effects of benzene
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.2 for Toxic effects of homologues of benzene
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.2X for Toxic effects of homologues of benzene
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.3 for Toxic effects of glycols
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.3X for Toxic effects of glycols
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.4 for Toxic effects of ketones
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.4X for Toxic effects of ketones
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.8 for Toxic effects of other organic solvents
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.8X for Toxic effects of other organic solvents
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.9 for Toxic effects of unspecified organic solvent
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.91 for Toxic effect of unspecified organic solvent, accidental (unintentional)
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.92 for Toxic effect of unspecified organic solvent, intentional self-harm
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.93 for Toxic effect of unspecified organic solvent, assault
  • NON-BILLABLE CODE - T52.94 for Toxic effect of unspecified organic solvent, undetermined

Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries

The Tabular List of Diseases and Injuries is a list of ICD-10 codes, organized "head to toe" into chapters and sections with coding notes and guidance for inclusions, exclusions, descriptions and more. The following references are applicable to this diagnosis code:


Type 1 Excludes

Type 1 Excludes
A type 1 excludes note is a pure excludes note. It means "NOT CODED HERE!" An Excludes1 note indicates that the code excluded should never be used at the same time as the code above the Excludes1 note. An Excludes1 is used when two conditions cannot occur together, such as a congenital form versus an acquired form of the same condition.

7th Character Note

7th Character Note
Certain ICD-10-CM categories have applicable 7th characters. The applicable 7th character is required for all codes within the category, or as the notes in the Tabular List instruct. The 7th character must always be the 7th character in the data field. If a code that requires a 7th character is not 6 characters, a placeholder X must be used to fill in the empty characters.

7th Character

7th Character
Indicates that a seventh character is to be assigned to codes in a subcategory.

Code History