Agent Name

Lithium silicate

CAS Number

10102-24-6

Formula

H2-O3-Si.2Li

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dilithium metasilicate; Dilithium silicate (Li2SiO3); Lithium silicon oxide (Li2SiO3); Silicic acid (H2SiO3), dilithium salt; Silicic acid, lithium salt (1:2); [ChemIDplus] Lithium metasilicate; [Merck Index]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to calibrate thermoelements; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Lithium." See "Sodium silicate."

Exposure Assessment
MAK

0.2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Li

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