Agent Name

Pentamolybdenum trisilicide

CAS Number

12033-40-8

Formula

Mo5-Si3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Molybdenum silicide; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Black odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Powder causes skin and eye irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Pentatitanium trisilicide."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Mo, inhal. fraction, 3 mg/m3, as Mo, respir. fraction (metal and insol. compds)

PEL (OSHA)

15 mg/m3, as Mo, total dust (metal and insol. compds.)

IDLH (NIOSH)

, as Mo

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