Agent Name

Nickel dimethylglyoxime

CAS Number

13478-93-8

Formula

C8-H14-N4-Ni-O4

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bis(butanedione dioximato)nickel; [ChemIDplus] (SP-4-1)-Bis[(2,3-butanedione 2,3-di(oximato-kappaN))(1-)]-nickel; Bis(dimethylglyoximato)nickel; [Merck Index]

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Scarlet-red solid; [Merck Index] Powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a sun-fast pigment for paints, lacquers, cellulose compounds, and cosmetics; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Suspected carcinogen; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Ni

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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