Agent Name

Zirconium nitrate

CAS Number

13746-89-9

Formula

N4-O12.Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dusicnan zirkonicity [Czech]; Nitric acid, zirconium(4+) salt; Tetranitratozirconium; Zirconium tetranitrate; UN2728; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless to white crystals that absorb moisture from the air; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a reagent, preservative, and medication; [HSDB]

Comments

See "Zirconium." See "NITRATES and NITRITES."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (compounds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 500 mg/m3/30 min

Adverse Effects
Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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