Agent Name

Tantalum sulfide

CAS Number

12143-72-5

Formula

S2-Ta

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tantalum disulphide; [ChemIDplus] Tantalum disulfide; [HSDB] Tantalum(IV) sulfide; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Black solid; [HSDB] Black powder with an odor like rotten eggs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solid lubricant; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tantalum, metal and tantalum oxide, dust."

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