Agent Name

Platinum diammine dinitrite

CAS Number

14286-02-3

Formula

H6-N4-O4-Pt

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Diamminebis(nitrito-N)platinum; Diammineplatinum dinitrite; Dinitrodiamminoplatinum(II); Platinum ammine nitrite; Platinum diamino dinitrite; Platinum diamminedinitrite; Platinum, diamminedinitro-; Diammineplatinum(II) nitrite; Platinum, diamminebis(nitrito-N)- (9CI); Platinum, diamminebis(nitrito-kappaN)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

40% in ammonium hydroxide solution: Colorless to light yellow liquid with a choking pungent odor; [Strem Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Exposure to broken skin may induce an allergic reaction; Inhalation may cause wheezing, coughing, and asthma like symptoms (typical of allergy); Harmful by ingestion; [Strem Chemicals MSDS] See "Platinum, soluble salts."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.002 mg/m3, as Pt (soluble salts)

PEL (OSHA)

0.002 mg/m3, as Pt (soluble salts)

IDLH (NIOSH)

4 mg/m3, as Pt (soluble salts)

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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