Agent Name

Nickel telluride

CAS Number

12142-88-0

Formula

Ni-Te

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nickel monotelluride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Gray granules; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Harmful if swallowed; May cause skin sensitization; Limited evidence in carcinogenicity in experimental animals; [IARC] See "Tellurium." See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Ni

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

mp = 860 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

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