Agent Name

Ammonium osmium chloride

CAS Number

12125-08-5

Formula

Cl6-Os.2H4-N

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Diammonium hexachloroosmate; Osmate(2-), hexachloro-, ammonium (1:2), (OC-6-11)-; Osmate(2-), hexachloro-, diammonium, (OC-6-11)-; [ChemIDplus] (OC-6-11)-Hexachloroosmate(2-) ammonium (1:2); Ammonium hexachloroosmate(IV); Ammonium chloroosmate; Osmium ammonium chloride; [Merck Index]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Red or dark red solid; [Merck Index] Red hydroscopic powder; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; Targets the kidney; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Osmium."

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