Agent Name

Nickel aluminide

CAS Number

12003-78-0

Formula

Al.Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Aluminium, compound with nickel (1:1); [ChemIDplus] UN3089

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Gray powder; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A cermet that can be flame-sprayed; [Hawley] There is limited evidence in experimental animals that nickel alloys are carcinogenic. [IARC] See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Ni

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

UN number 3089 is for "Metal powder, flammable." [MSDSonline] For aluminum TLV, see "Aluminum metal and insoluble compounds."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

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