Agent Name

Dimanganese decacarbonyl

CAS Number

10170-69-1

Formula

C10-Mn2-O10

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Manganese carbonyl; Dimanganese decacarbonyl; Decacarbonyldimanganese; Manganese, decacarbonyldi-, (Mn-Mn); [ChemIDplus] UN3466

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Golden-yellow crystals; [Merck Index] Insoluble in water; Flammable but not an explosive hazard; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Catalyst; antiknock additive; [Merck Index]

Comments

Toxic by inhalation and ingestion; A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Decomposition of carbonyl compounds can yield carbon monoxide; [MSDSonline] See "Manganese" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

mp = 152-154 deg C; [MSDSonline] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Metal carbonyls, solid, n.o.s." For TLV, PEL, and MAK values, see "Manganese."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

Parkinson's Syndrome

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Diseases

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