Agent Name

Nickel naphthenate

CAS Number

61788-71-4

Formula

Ni***

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Naphthenic acids, nickel salts; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Dark-green and viscous; Not soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

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 "Lead naphthenate," "Copper naphthenate," and "Cobalt naphthenate. 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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Diseases

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