Agent Name

Nickel(II) formate

CAS Number

3349-06-2; 15843-02-4;

Formula

C2-H4-O4.Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nickel formate; Formic acid, nickel salt; Nickel diformate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Odorless green solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Use for plating and welding; [HSDB] Use to make catalysts; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; [HSDB] 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

MAK

, as F, inhalable fraction

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3, as F

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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