Agent Name

Potassium metavanadate

CAS Number

13769-43-2

Formula

K.O3-V

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Potassium m-vanadate; Potassium trioxovanadate; Potassium vanadate; Potassium vanadium trioxide; Potassium vanadate(V) (KVO3) (6CI,7CI); Vanadate (VO31-), potassium; Vanadic acid, potassium salt; [ChemIDplus] UN2864

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Colorless to light green solid; [CAMEO] Colorless odorless crystalline powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make dyes, inks, and laundry compounds; [CAMEO] Used as a corrosion inhibitor in fertilizer and catalyst production and as an intermediate in glass manufacture; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

An eye irritant; Prolonged or repeated inhalation exposure may cause adverse effects to the respiratory tract; Suspected of being toxic to the developing child by oral exposure; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] A skin and strong eye irritant; Highly toxic by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Sodium metavanadate."

Adverse Effects
Chronic Bronchitis

Yes

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