Agent Name

Potassium hexabromoplatinate(IV)

CAS Number

16920-93-7

Formula

Br6-Pt.2K

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dipotassium hexabromoplatinate; Dipotassium hexabromoplatinate(2-); Platinic potassium bromide; Platinate(2-), hexabromo-, dipotassium; Platinate(2-), hexabromo-, dipotassium, (OC-6-11)-; Platinate(2-), hexabromo-, potassium (1:2), (OC-6-11)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Orange hygroscopic crystals; Soluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; May cause skin and respiratory sensitization; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Potassium hexachloroplatinate(IV)."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.002 mg/m3, as Pt (soluble salts)

PEL (OSHA)

0.002 mg/m3, as Pt (soluble salts)

IDLH (NIOSH)

4 mg/m3, as Pt (soluble salts)

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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