Agent Name

Nickel(II) stearate

CAS Number

2223-95-2

Formula

C18-H36-O2.1/2Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nickel(2+) stearate; Octadecanoic acid, nickel(2+) salt (2:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Green solid; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Harmful if swallowed; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] 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

Explanatory Notes

mp = 100 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: