Agent Name

Tungsten disilicide

CAS Number

12039-88-2

Formula

Si2-W

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tungsten silicide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Blue or gray odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Magnesium silicide."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

3 mg/m3, as W, respirable particulate matter

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