Agent Name

Diamond

CAS Number

7782-40-3

Formula

C

Major Category

Mineral Dusts

Synonyms

Almazot; AS 32; ASM 1/0; ASM 0.3/0; ASO (diamond); SV (diamond); Ballas ASB; 13C Diamond; Carbonado ASPK; Carbon, diamond; (13C)-Diamond; Compax; Diamond dust; IRM (diamond); LS 600F; MBS (abrasive); Mypolex; PCD 002; PCD 025; PD; SB-15B; SKM-R; Sumidia DA 2200; Syndite 010; Syndite 025; [RTECS]

Category

Other Mineral Dusts

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Light green solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Carbon in crystalline form; Used in jewelry, bearings, styli for recorder heads, dies for hard wires, and other industrial uses (polishing, grinding, cutting glass, and in semiconductor research); [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes somnolence in oral and intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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