Agent Name

Tantalum hydride

CAS Number

13981-95-8

Formula

H-Ta

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tantalum(I) hydride; Tantalum monohydride; [RTECS] UN1409

Category

Metal Hydrides

Description

Grey or black odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Evolves extremely flammable gases on contact with water; An eye and respiratory tract irritant; Risk of very serious irreversible adverse health effects; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tantalum, metal and tantalum oxide, dust."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Metal hydrides, water-reactive, n.o.s."

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