Agent Name

Nickel(II) perchlorate

CAS Number

13637-71-3

Formula

Cl-H-O4.1/2Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nickel diperchlorate; Nickel perchlorate (Ni(ClO4)2); Nickelous perchlorate; Perchloric acid, nickel(2+) salt (2:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Sources/Uses

Used in electroplating and catalysts; [HSDB]

Comments

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

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

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

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