Agent Name

Bis(cyclopentadienyl)magnesium(II)

CAS Number

1284-72-6

Formula

C10-H10-Mg

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Magnesocene; [ChemIDplus] Bis(cyclopentadienyl)magnesium; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3393

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Off-white powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Pyrophoric; Reacts with water; A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Magnesium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Organometallic substance, solid, pyrophoric, water-reactive."

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