Agent Name

Zirconium nitride

CAS Number

25658-42-8

Formula

N-Zr

Major Category

Metals

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Yellow to brown odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] Insoluble in water; [Wikipedia]

Sources/Uses

"Zirconium nitride is a hard ceramic material similar to titanium nitride and is a cement-like refractory material." [Wikipedia]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (compounds)

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction (metal and insol. cmpds.)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

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