Agent Name

Tetrakis(acetylacetonato)thorium

CAS Number

17499-48-8

Formula

C20-H28-O8-Th

Major Category

Physical/Radiation

Synonyms

Tetrakis(2,4-pentanedionato)thorium; Tetrakis(acetylacetonato) thorium; Tetrakis(acetylacetonato)thorium(IV); Tetrakis(acetylacetone)thorium; Thorium acetylacetonate; Thorium tetrakis(acetylacetonate); Thorium, tetrakis(2,4-pentanedionato-O,O')-; Tetrakis(pentane-2,4-dionato)thorium; Thorium, tetrakis(2,4-pentanedionato)- (8CI); Thorium, tetrakis(2,4-pentanedionato-kappaO,kappaO')-, (SA-8-11''11''1'1'''1'1''')-; Thorium, tetrakis(2,4-pentanedionato-kappaO2,kappaO4)-, (SA-8-11''11''1'1'''1'1''')-; Thorium, tetrakis(2,4-pentanedionato-O,O')-, (SA-8-11''11''1'1'''1'1''')- (9CI); [ChemIDplus] UN2910

Category

Radioactive Compounds

Description

Crystals; [IBI Labs MSDS]

Comments

A mild skin and eye irritant; Inhalation causes nose, mucous membrane, and respiratory tract irritation; Possible carcinogen; Toxic by ingestion and inhalation; Emits radioactive alpha particles; [IBI Labs MSDS] See "Thorium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Radioactive material, excepted package, limited quantity of material."

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