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Cobalt hydrocarbonyl (as Co)

Synonyms & Trade Names
Hydrocobalt tetracarbonyl, Tetracarbonylhydridocobalt, Tetracarbonylhydrocobalt
CAS No.
16842-03-8
RTECS No.
GG0900000
DOT ID & Guide
Formula
HCo(CO)4
Conversion
IDLH
N.D.
See: IDLH INDEX
Exposure Limits
NIOSH REL
: TWA 0.1 mg/m3
OSHA PEL
: none
Measurement Methods

None available
See: NMAM or OSHA Methods
Physical Description
Gas with an offensive odor.
MW:
172.0
BP:
?
FRZ:
-15°F
Sol:
0.05%
VP:
>1 atm
IP:
?
Fl.P:
NA (Gas)
UEL:
?
LEL:
?
RGasD:
5.93
Flammable Gas
Incompatibilities & Reactivities
Air [Note: Unstable gas that decomposes rapidly in air at room temperature to cobalt carbonyl & hydrogen.]
Exposure Routes
inhalation, skin and/or eye contact
Symptoms
In animals: irritation respiratory system; dyspnea (breathing difficulty), cough, decreased pulmonary function, pulmonary edema
Target Organs
Eyes, skin, respiratory 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
Respirator Recommendations

Not available.

Important additional information about respirator selection

See also: INTRODUCTION
 
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