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Cobalt carbonyl (as Co)

Synonyms & Trade Names
di-mu-Carbonylhexacarbonyldicobalt, Cobalt octacarbonyl, Cobalt tetracarbonyl dimer, Dicobalt carbonyl, Dicobalt Octacarbonyl, Octacarbonyldicobalt
CAS No.
10210-68-1
RTECS No.
GG0300000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
C8Co2O8
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
TWA 0.1 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
none See Appendix G
Measurement Methods
None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Orange to dark-brown, crystalline solid. [Note: The pure substance is white.]
Molecular Weight
341.9
Boiling Point
126°F (Decomposes)
Melting Point
124°F
Solubility
Insoluble
Vapor Pressure
0.7 mmHg
Ionization Potential
?
Specific Gravity
1.87
Flash Point
NA
Upper Exposive Limit
NA
Lower Explosive Limit
NA
Noncombustible Solid, but flammable carbon monoxide is emitted during decomposition.
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Air [Note: Decomposes on exposure to air or heat; stable in atmosphere of hydrogen & carbon monoxide.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin absorption, ingestion, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
irritation eyes, skin, mucous membrane; cough, decreased pulmonary function, wheezing, dyspnea (breathing difficulty); In Animals: liver, kidney injury, pulmonary edema
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory system, blood, central nervous system
Personal Protection/Sanitation
(See protection codes)
Skin:Prevent skin contact
Eyes:Prevent eye contact
Wash skin:When contaminated
Remove:When wet or contaminated
Change:Daily
First Aid
(See procedures)
Eye:Irrigate immediately
Skin:Soap wash
Breathing:Respiratory support
Swallow:Medical attention immediately
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also
INTRODUCTION   ICSC CARD: 0976
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