Agent Name

Nickel(II) phosphate

CAS Number

10381-36-9

Formula

H3-O4-P.3/2Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nickel phosphate (Ni3(PO4)2); Nickel phosphate (Ni3P2O8); Nickelous phosphate; Trinickel diphosphate; Phosphoric acid, nickel(2+) salt (2:3); Trinickel bis(orthophosphate); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Light green solid, insoluble in water; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Yields on ignition "nickel yellow", a pigment in oil and water-color paints; [Merck Index] Used in electroplating; [Hawley]

Comments

See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.2 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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