Agent Name

Calcium nitride

CAS Number

12013-82-0

Formula

Ca3-N2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tricalcium dinitride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water producing flammable gases that may spontaneously ignite; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause lung injury; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "NITRIDES."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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