Agent Name

Molybdate Orange

CAS Number

12656-85-8

Formula

Pb***Cr***

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

C.I. 77605; C.I. Pigment Red 104; CI 77605; CI Pigment Red 104; Chrome vermilion; Horna Molybdate Orange MLH 84SQ; Krolor Orange RKO 786D; Lead Chromate Molybdate Sulfate Red; Mineral Fire Red 5DDS; Mineral Fire Red 5GGS; Mineral Fire Red 5GS; Molybdate Chrome Orange; Molybdate Orange Y 786D; Molybdate Orange YE 421D; Molybdate Orange YE 698D; Molybdate Red; Molybdate Red AA3; Molybden Red; Molybdenum Red; Molybdenum orange; Pigment Red 104; Renol Molybdate Red RGS; Vynamon Scarlet BY; Vynamon Scarlet Y; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Lead Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Dark orange or light red solid; [HSDB] Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline] "Solid solution of lead chromate, lead molybdate, and lead sulfate." [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as a pigment in paints, printing inks, plastics, paper, rubber, and textile printing; [HSDB]

Comments

Toxic by ingestion; [Hawley] A lead chromate pigment; LD50 (rat) = >2000 mg/kg; A skin irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Lead chromate." See "Lead" and linked occupational diseases. See "Chromium" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Lead in blood=30 ug/100 ml; sampling time not critical;

TLV (ACGIH)

0.05 mg/m3, as Pb

PEL (OSHA)

0.05 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

See occupational exposure limits for lead, chromate, and molybdenum. [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

Anemia

Anemia, Hemolytic

Neurotoxin

Motor Neuropathy

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Reproductive Toxin

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Known Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Suspected Human

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