Agent Name

Potassium tungstate

CAS Number

7790-60-5

Formula

K.1/2O4-W

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Potassium tungstate(VI); Dipotassium wolframate; Tungstate (WO42-), dipotassium, (beta-4)-; Tungstate (WO42-), dipotassium, (T-4)-; Tungstate (WO42-), potassium (1:2), (T-4)-; [ChemIDplus] (T-4)-Tungstate (WO42-) potassium (1:2); Potassium tungsten oxide; Dipotassium tetraoxotungstate; [Merck Index] Tungstic acid dipotassium salt; [Strem Chemicals MSDS]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Deliquescent solid; [Merck Index] White powder; Soluble in water; [Strem Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; [Strem Chemicals MSDS] See "Sodium tungstate."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

3 mg/m3, as W, respirable particulate matter

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