Agent Name

Sodium hexachloroplatinate(IV) hexahydrate

CAS Number

19583-77-8

Formula

Cl6-Pt.2Na.6H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Platinate(2-), hexachloro-, disodium, hexahydrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Orange odorless powder; Soluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A severe eye irritant that may cause serious injury; May cause skin and respiratory sensitization; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Sodium chloroplatinate."

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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