Agent Name

Nickel(II) fluosilicate

CAS Number

26043-11-8

Formula

F6-Si.Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nickel hexafluorosilicate; Silicate(2-), hexafluoro-, nickel; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Comments

See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases. See "Fluorides."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Ni

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

MAK

1 mg/m3, as F, inhalable fraction

IDLH (NIOSH)

250 mg/m3, as F

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

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