Agent Name

Dirhenium decacarbonyl

CAS Number

14285-68-8

Formula

C10-O10-Re2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Decacarbonyldirhenium; Dirhenium decacarbonyl; Rhenium carbonyl; Rhenium, decacarbonyldi- (8CI); Rhenium, decacarbonyldi-, (Re-Re); [ChemIDplus] UN3466

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

White to light yellow powder; Insoluble in water; Not flammable; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Toxic by inhalation and ingestion; A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Decomposition of carbonyl compounds can yield carbon monoxide; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

mp = 170 deg C; [MSDSonline] The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Metal carbonyls, solid, n.o.s."

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