Agent Name

Tantalum carbide

CAS Number

12070-06-3

Formula

C-Ta

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tantalum(IV) carbide; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Gold-brown solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used in cutting tools, cemented carbide tools, and as an abrasive; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "CARBIDES." See "Tantalum, metal and tantalum oxide, dust."

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