Agent Name

Vanadium pentafluoride

CAS Number

7783-72-4

Formula

F5-V

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Vanadium fluoride (VF5); [Merck Index]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Liquid; mp = 19.5 deg C; [Merck Index]

Comments

Hydrolyzed by water; [Merck Index] See "Vanadium." See "Tantalum pentafluoride."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as F

IDLH (NIOSH)

250 mg/m3, as F

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