Agent Name

Potassium tetrabromoplatinate(II)

CAS Number

13826-94-3

Formula

Br4-Pt.2K

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dipotassium tetrabromoplatinate; Platinum(2-), tetrabromo-, dipotassium; Potassium bromoplatinate(II) (6CI); Potassium tetrabromoplatinate; Platinate(2-), tetrabromo-, dipotassium; Platinate(2-), tetrabromo-, dipotassium, (SP-4-1)-; Platinate(2-), tetrabromo-, potassium (1:2), (SP-4-1)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Red powder; Highly soluble in water; [Strem Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LDLo (mouse) = 45 mg/kg; [RTECS] An irritant; Exposure to broken skin may induce an allergic reaction; Inhalation may cause wheezing, coughing, and asthma; Ingestion may cause CNS effects; [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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