Agent Name

Cesium oxalate

CAS Number

1068-63-9

Formula

C2-H2-O4.2Cs

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dicesium oxalate; [ChemIDplus] Oxalic acid cesium salt; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] UN2923

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

White powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Toxic by ingestion and skin absorption; Targets the kidney and nerves; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Cesium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, toxic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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