Agent Name

Molybdenum hexacarbonyl

CAS Number

13939-06-5

Formula

C6-Mo-O6

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Hexacarbonylmolybdenum; [ChemIDplus] Molybdenum carbonyl; [Hawley] UN3466

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

White solid; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in molybdenum plating; [Hawley]

Comments

Toxic by ingestion; May be harmful if absorbed through skin or inhaled; A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [MSDSonline] See ""Chromium hexacarbonyl." See "Molybdenum."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

9.75 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

VP = 9.75 mmHg at 20 deg C; mp = 150 deg C; [MSDSonline] For TLV, see "Molybdenum and compounds."

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