Agent Name

Cobalt(II) perchlorate

CAS Number

13455-31-7

Formula

Cl-H-O4.1/2Co

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cobalt diperchlorate; Cobalt(2+) perchlorate; Cobaltous perchlorate; Diperchloratocobalt; Cobalt perchlorate; Perchloric acid, cobalt(2+) salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Violet odorless crystals (color may vary towards red or blue); Hygroscopic; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

An oxidizer that may cause fire or explosion if heated with organic matter; May cause irritation; [GFS Chemicals MSDS] See "PERCHLORATES." See "Cobalt."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Cobalt in urine = 15 ug/L; sample at end of shift at end of workweek;

TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Co

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