Agent Name

Nickel(IV) oxide

CAS Number

12035-36-8

Formula

Ni-O2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nickel dioxide; Nickel oxide (NiO2); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

May cause skin sensitization; [ESIS] Harmful if swallowed; May cause skin sensitization; Chronic inhalation of nickel compounds in high concentrations is linked to lung cancer and nasal sinus cancer. [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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Known Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Human Carcinogen

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Chemical Information

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: