Agent Name

Hafnium carbide

CAS Number

12069-85-1

Formula

C-Hf

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Hafnium(IV) carbide; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Grey odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an additive in cemented carbides (hard metals); [Ullmann: Carbides]

Comments

An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "CARBIDES." See "Hafnium." See "Titanium carbide."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Hf

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as Hf

IDLH (NIOSH)

50 mg/m3, as Hf

Flammability (NFPA)

2: High ambient temperature required

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