Agent Name

Bis(cyclopentadienyl)vanadium dichloride

Alternative Name

Vanadocene dichloride

CAS Number

12083-48-6

Formula

C10-H10-Cl2-V

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bis(cyclopentadienyl)vanadium chloride; Dichlorodi-pi-cyclopentadienylvanadium; Dichlorovanadocene; Vanadocene dichloride; Dichlorobis(.eta.5-cyclopenta-2,4-dien-1-yl)vanadium; Vanadium, dichlorobis(eta5-2,4-cyclopentadien-1-yl)-; Vanadium, dichlorodi-pi-cyclopentadienyl-; [ChemIDplus] Di-pi-cyclopentadienylvanadium dichloride; Dichlorobis(cyclopentadienyl)vanadium; Dichlorobis(epsilon-cyclopentadienyl)vanadium; Dichlorobis(eta-cyclopentadienyl)vanadium; Dichlorobis(eta5-cyclopentadienyl)vanadium; Dicyclopentadienevanadium dichloride; Dicyclopentadienyldichlorovanadium; Dicyclopentadienylvanadium dichloride; Vanadium, dichlorodicyclopentadienyl-; Vanadocene, dichloride; [CAMEO] Bis(cyclopentadienyl)vanadium(IV) dichloride; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN3285

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Pale green or green solid; [CAMEO] Green crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Compounds of this type are used as catalysts, polymers, ultraviolet absorbers, reducing agents, free radical scavengers, and anti-knock agents; [NTP]

Comments

Causes tremor, aggression, and dyspnea in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] Extremely sensitive to air and moisture exposure; Decomposed by water; [CAMEO] A metallocene; May cause irritation and lachrymation; Harmful by inhalation; [NTP] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Vanadium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Vanadium compound, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Lacrimator

Yes

Neurotoxin

Other CNS Neurotoxin

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