Agent Name

Lithium hexafluorophosphate

CAS Number

21324-40-3

Formula

F6-P.Li

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lithium hexafluorophosphate(1-); Phosphate(1-), hexafluoro-, lithium; [ChemIDplus] Lithium phosphohexafluoride; [Acros Organics MSDS] UN2923

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White to almost white hygroscopic powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion; Toxic by skin absorption; [Acros Organics MSDS] See "FLUORIDES."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as F (0.2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Li)

IDLH (NIOSH)

250 mg/m3, as F

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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