Agent Name

Bis(pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)zirconium dichloride

CAS Number

54039-38-2

Formula

C20-H30-Cl2-Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bis(eta5-pentamethylcyclopentadienyl)zirconium dichloride; [ChemIDplus] UN3261

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts violently with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Zirconium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (compounds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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