Agent Name

Disodium hexafluorozirconate(2-)

CAS Number

16925-26-1

Formula

F6-Zr.2Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Zirconate(2-), hexafluoro-, disodium, (OC-6-11)-; Zirconate(2-), hexafluoro-, sodium (1:2), (OC-6-11)-; [ChemIDplus] Sodium hexafluorozirconate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Targets the skin, eyes, liver, kidney, lungs, and bone; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Zirconium."

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)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (2.5 mg/m3, as F)

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (2.5 mg/m3, as F)

MAK

1 mg/m3,inhalable fraction, as F

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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