Agent Name

Zirconium(IV) sulfate tetrahydrate

CAS Number

7446-31-3

Formula

H2-O4-S.2H2-O.1/2Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sulfuric acid, zirconium(4+) salt (2:1), tetrahydrate; [ChemIDplus] Zirconium sulfate, tetrahydrate; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White odorless crystals; Soluble in water (525 g/L); [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in catalysts, precipitation of amino acids and proteins, and tanning; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Zirconium sulfate." See "Zirconium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (compounds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

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