Agent Name

Limonite

CAS Number

1317-63-1

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Mineral Dusts

Synonyms

Iron brown hematite; [ChemIDplus] 308BS Burnt Sienna; [Hoover Color MSDS]

Category

Other Mineral Dusts

Description

Reddish-brown odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [Hoover Color MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] "Limonite is an iron ore consisting of a mixture of hydrated iron(III) oxide-hydroxides in varying composition. The generic formula is frequently written as FeO(OH)nH2O, although this is not entirely accurate as the ratio of oxide to hydroxide can vary quite widely. Limonite is one of the two principal iron ores, the other being hematite, and has been mined for the production of iron since at least 2500 BCE." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause minor irritation; Chronic inhalation exposure may cause respiratory disease; [Hoover Color MSDS]

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