Agent Name

Tantalum iodide

CAS Number

14693-81-3

Formula

I5-Ta

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tantalum pentaiodide; [ChemIDplus] Tantalum (V) iodide; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Black crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tantalum, metal and tantalum oxide, dust."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 ppm, inhalable fraction and vapor (iodides)

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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