Agent Name

Nickel(II) acetylacetonate

CAS Number

3264-82-2

Formula

C10-H14-Ni-O4

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

2,4-Pentanedione, nickel(II)deriv.; Acetylacetonato nickel; Acetylacetonatonickel (II); Bis(2,4-pentanedionato)nickel; Bis(acetylacetonate)nickel; Bis(acetylacetonate)nickel (VAN); Bis(acetylacetonato)nickel; Bis(acetylacetone)nickel; Bis-2,4-pentanedionatonickel(II); Ni(II) Acetylacetone complex (1:2); Nickel acetonylacetonate; Nickel acetylacetonate; Nickel bis(2,4-pentanedionate); Nickel bis(acetylacetonate); Nickel(2+) acetylacetonate; Nickel(II) acetylacetonate; Nickel, bis(2,4-pentanedionato-O,O')-, (SP-4-1); Nickelous acetylacetonate; Bis(pentane-2,4-dionato-O,O')nickel; Nickel, bis(2,4-pentanedionato)- (8CI); Nickel, bis(2,4-pentanedionato-O,O')-; Nickel, bis(2,4-pentanedionato-kappaO2,kappaO4)-, (SP-4-1)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Emerald-green solid, soluble in water; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a catalyst; [Merck Index] Used in organic synthesis to produce organometals and as a catalyst; [Ullmann]

Comments

See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

Explanatory Notes

mp = 229-230 deg C; [Merck Index]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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