Agent Name

Sodium molybdate(VI) dihydrate

CAS Number

10102-40-6

Formula

Mo-O4.2Na.2H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Disodium molybdate dihydrate; Sodium molybdate dihydrate; Molybdate (MoO42-), disodium, dihydrate, (T-4)-; Molybdic acid, disodium salt, dihydrate; [ChemIDplus] Molyhibit 100; [Merck Index] Molybdic acid sodium salt dihydrate; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used to make pigments; Also used as a corrosion inhibitor, bath additive for finishing metals, and micronutrient; [Merck Index]

Comments

Causes somnolence and coma in intraperitoneal lethal-dose studies of mice and rats; Causes normocytic anemia in 4-week intermittent intraperitoneal studies of rats; Causes urine changes, pigmented or nucleated red blood cells, changes in teeth or supporting structures, weight loss, effects on testes, epididymis, or sperm duct, lactation, and effects on menstrual cycle in repeated-dose oral studies of rats; [RTECS] An eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

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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