Agent Name

Hafnium hydride

CAS Number

12770-26-2

Formula

H2-Hf

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Hafnium dihydride; [ChemIDplus] UN3132

Category

Metal Hydrides

Description

Solid; [Pfaltz and Bauer MSDS]

Comments

Causes fatty liver degeneration, changes in glomeruli, and changes in spleen in acute intratracheal studies of rats; [RTECS] Reacts with water evolving hydrogen gas; An irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Pfaltz and Bauer MSDS] See "Titanium hydride."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Water-reactive solid, flammable, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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