Agent Name

C.I. Pigment Green 50

CAS Number

68186-85-6

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Dyes

Synonyms

Cobalt titanite green spinel; [ChemIDplus] Meteor Teal Blue 9530; [BASF MSDS]

Category

Other Dyes

Description

Blue odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [BASF MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to formulate pigments and as a pigment for inks-toners, vehicles, stone-plaster-cement-glass-ceramic, paper, plastic, fabrics-textiles-apparel, wood, leather, machinery-appliances, and rubber; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

"TSCA Definition 2008: An inorganic pigment that is the reaction product of high temperature calcination in which cobalt (II) oxide and titanium (IV) oxide in varying amounts are homogeneously and ionically interdiffused to form a crystalline matrix of inverse spinel. Its composition may include any one or a combination of the modifiers CaO, Li2O, MgO, Fe2O3, NiO or ZnO. This substance is identified in the COLOUR INDEX by Colour Index Constitution Number, C.I. 77377." [ChemIDplus] May cause skin sensitization; Prolonged inhalation exposure may cause serious adverse effects including cancer; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] May cause irritation; May cause asthma, bronchitis, shortness of breath, and wheezing in sensitive individuals; Contains a possible carcinogen; [BASF MSDS] See "Cobaltous oxide" and "Titanium dioxide."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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