Agent Name

Hafnium oxychloride

CAS Number

13759-17-6

Formula

Cl2-Hf-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dichlorooxohafnium; Hafnium chloride (HfOCl2) (6CI); Hafnium dichloride monoxide; Hafnium dichloride oxide; Hafnium monoxide dichloride; Hafnyl chloride; Hafnium chloride oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White odorless crystals; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence and increased urine volume in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice; Causes cardiac and lung changes in intravenous lethal-dose studies of cats; Causes ulceration or bleeding from the stomach in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; Causes other liver changes in 12-week constant oral studies of rats; [RTECS] An irritant; [GFS Chemicals MSDS] See "Hafnium."

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

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