Agent Name

Hexarhodium hexadecacarbonyl

CAS Number

28407-51-4

Formula

C16-O16-Rh6

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Hexadecacarbonylhexarhodium, 98+% (Assay); Rhodium carbonyl; [ChemFinder] Rhodium, tetra-mu3-carbonyldodecacarbonylhexa-, octahedro; Tetra-mu3-carbonyldodecacarbonyl-octahedro-hexarhodium; [ChemIDplus] UN3466

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Crystals; Flammable, but not an explosive hazard; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Toxic by inhalation and ingestion; A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Some rhodium compounds are sensitizers; Decomposition of carbonyl compounds can yield carbon monoxide; [MSDSonline] See "Rhodium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

For TLV and PEL, see "Rhodium metal and compounds." The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Metal carbonyls, solid, n.o.s."

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