Agent Name

Potassium molybdate(VI)

CAS Number

13446-49-6

Formula

Mo-O4.2K

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dipotassium molybdate; Dipotassium tetraoxomolybdate; Dipotassium tetraoxomolybdate(2-); Potassium molybdate; Potassium orthomolybdate; Molybdate (MoO42-), dipotassium, (T-4)-; Molybdate (MoO42-), potassium (1:2), (T-4)-; Molybdate (MoO4(sup 2-)), dipotassium, (T-4)- (9CI); Molybdic acid, dipotassium salt; [ChemIDplus] (T-4)-Molybdate (MoO42-) potassium (1:2); Potassium molybdenum oxide; [Merck Index]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White odorless solid; Soluble in 0.6 parts water; [Merck Index] White odorless powder; Hygroscopic and soluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Sodium molybdate(VI) dihydrate." See "Molybdenum."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Mo, respirable fraction

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Mo

IDLH (NIOSH)

1000 mg/m3, as Mo

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