Agent Name

Zirconium picramate

CAS Number

63868-82-6

Formula

C24-H16-N12-O20.Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Picramic acid, zirconium salt (wet); Zirconium, tetrakis(2-amino-4,6-dinitrophenolato)-; UN0236; UN1517; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Flammable solid; [NJ-HSFS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a medication; [HSDB]

Comments

Can cause skin burns and allergic skin reactions; An explosion hazard when dry or wetted with less than 20% water; [NJ-HSFS] See "Zirconium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (compounds)

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction (metal and insol. cmpds.)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

Explanatory Notes

The Guide from the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "zirconium picramate, wetted with not <20% water."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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