Agent Name

Iridium carbonyl

CAS Number

18827-81-1

Formula

C12-Ir4-O12

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dodecacarbonyltetrairidium, Ir 69.6%; Iridium carbonyl; [ChemFinder] UN3466

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Yellow crystals; Flammable, but not an explosive hazard; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Toxic by inhalation and ingestion; A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Toxicity of iridium unknown, but thought to be similar to platinum and osmium; Decomposition of carbonyl compounds can yield carbon monoxide; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Metal carbonyls, solid, n.o.s."

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