Agent Name

Tungsten dichloride dioxide

CAS Number

13520-76-8

Formula

Cl2-O2-W

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

UN3260

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Light yellow hygroscopic powder with an acrid odor; Soluble in cold water; Decomposed by hot water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Tungsten."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

3 mg/m3, as W, respirable particulate matter

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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