Agent Name

Potassium zinc fluoride

CAS Number

13827-02-6

Formula

F3-Zn.K

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Potassium trifluorozincate; [ChemIDplus] NOCOLOK Zn FLUX; [Solvay Fluorides MSDS] UN3077

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White odorless powder; [Solvay Fluorides MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in welding and soldering agents; [Solvay Fluorides MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Not a skin sensitizer in guinea pigs; Harmful by ingestion; Chronic exposure may cause fluorosis; [Solvay Fluorides MSDS] See "FLUORIDES." See "Zinc."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as F [ 0.1 mg/m3 (respirable fraction), 2 mg/m3 (inhalable fraction) for Zn inorg. Compds]

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Environmentally hazardous substances, solid, n.o.s."

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