Agent Name

Trichromium silicide

CAS Number

12018-36-9

Formula

Cr3-Si

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chromium silicide (Cr3Si); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Black odorless pieces and powder; Insoluble in water; [Materion Advanced Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

May cause abrasive skin and eye irritation; Inhalation may cause dry throat and coughing; Chronic inhalation exposure may cause fibrosis of lungs and nasal and/or lung cancer; [Materion Advanced Chemicals MSDS] See "Chromium silicide." See "Chromium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.003 mg/m3, as Cr(III), inhalable particulate matter

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

Soluble Cr(III) compounds are assigned RSEN and DSEN; [ACGIH]

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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