Agent Name

Nickel nitrate

CAS Number

14216-75-2

Formula

H-N-O3.x-Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nitric acid, nickel salt; [ChemIDplus] UN2725

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Green odorless solid; [CHRIS]

Sources/Uses

Used in nickel plating and ceramics; [EPA OHM/TADS]

Comments

An oxidizer that may cause fire on contact with wood or paper; A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; [CHRIS] See "Nickel(II) nitrate." See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 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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