Agent Name

Zirconyl citrate

CAS Number

22830-18-8

Formula

C6-H8-O7.x-Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Zirconium citrate; 1,2,3-Propanetricarboxylic acid, 2-hydroxy-, zirconium salt; Citric acid, zirconium salt; [ChemIDplus] CALOSPERSE Zr; [M-I Swaco MSDS]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

5-10% Aqueous solution: Light green-yellow liquid with a mild odor; [M-I Swaco MSDS]

Sources/Uses

5-10% Aqueous solution: Used as a dispersant; [M-I Swaco MSDS]

Comments

Causes irritation, corrosion, and allergic dermatitis on topical exposure to human skin; [RTECS] 5-10% Aqueous solution: May cause irritation; [M-I Swaco MSDS] See "Zirconium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (compounds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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