Agent Name

Nickel bis(2-ethylhexanoate)

CAS Number

4454-16-4

Formula

C8-H16-O2.1/2Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Hexanoic acid, 2-ethyl-, nickel(2+) salt; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Green and viscous; Not miscible in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Harmful if swallowed; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] 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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

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