Agent Name

Chromium silicide

CAS Number

12018-09-6

Formula

Cr-Si2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chromium disilicide; [ChemIDplus] Chromium(II) silicide; [Chembase.cn]

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Gray and odorless; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Harmful if swallowed; May cause skin sensitization; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Chromium."

Exposure Assessment
PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as Cr

Explanatory Notes

mp = 1490 deg C; [MSDSonline]

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