Agent Name

Cobalt(II) perchlorate hexahydrate

CAS Number

13478-33-6

Formula

Cl2-O8.Co.6H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cobalt diperchlorate hexahydrate; Cobalt perchlorate hexahydrate; Cobaltous perchlorate, hexahydrate; Perchloric acid, cobalt(II) salt, hexahydrate; Cobalt(II) perchlorate, hexahydrate; [ChemIDplus] UN1481

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Crystals with lumps; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intraperitoneal LD50 (mouse) = 160 mg/kg; [RTECS] An oxidizer that may intensify fire; May cause irritation; Suspected carcinogen; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Cobalt(II) perchlorate." See "PERCHLORATES."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Cobalt in urine = 15 ug/L; sample at end of shift at end of workweek;

TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Co

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Perchlorates, inorganic, n.o.s."

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