Agent Name

Molybdenum(VI) dichloride dioxide

CAS Number

13637-68-8

Formula

Cl2-Mo-O2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Molybdenum dichloride dioxide; [ChemIDplus] UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Yellow flakes; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Readily hydrolyzes; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Molybdenum."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Mo, respirable fraction

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Mo

IDLH (NIOSH)

1000 mg/m3, as Mo

Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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