Agent Name

Nickel(II) ammonium sulfate hexahydrate

CAS Number

7785-20-8

Formula

O8-S2.2H4-N.6H2-O.Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ammonium nickel(2+) sulfate hexahydrate; Diammonium nickel disulfate hexahydrate; Nickel ammonium sulfate hexahydrate; Nickel diammonium disulfate hexahydrate; Sulfuric acid, ammonium nickel(2+) salt (2:2:1), hexahydrate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Hexahydrate: Green solid; [Merck Index] Slightly soluble in water (25 g/L at 20 deg C); [Ullmann]

Sources/Uses

Use in past in electroplating; [Merck Index]

Comments

See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 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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