Agent Name

Ruthenium dioxide

CAS Number

12036-10-1

Formula

O2-Ru

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ruthenium oxide; Ruthenium (IV) oxide; [ChemIDplus] Ruthenium (IV) oxide anhydrous; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Black odorless powder; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes somnolence, changes in motor activity, and ataxia in oral lethal-dose studies of mice and rats; Causes changes in recordings from specific areas of the CNS, and structural or functional changes in trachea or bronchi in 17-week intermittent inhalation studies of guinea pigs and rats; [RTECS] A strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Ruthenium."

Exposure Assessment
Lethal Concentration

LCLo (rat) = 34 mg/m3

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