Agent Name

Tetracobalt dodecacarbonyl

CAS Number

17786-31-1

Formula

C12-Co4-O12

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cobalt carbonyl (Co4(CO)12); Dodecacarbonyl tetracobalt; Cobalt, tri-mu-carbonylnonacarbonyltetra-, tetrahydro-; Tri-mu-carbonylnonacarbonyltetracobalt; [ChemIDplus] Dodecacarbonyltetracobalt; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3179

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Black crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation and skin sensitization; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; Suspected carcinogen; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cobalt hydrocarbonyl" and "Cobalt carbonyl."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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