Agent Name

Fluomine

CAS Number

62207-76-5

Formula

C16-H12-Co-F2-N2-O2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

((2,2'-(1,2-Ethanediylbis(nitrilomethylidyne))bis(6-fluorophenolato))(2-)-N,N'O,O')-cobalt; Cobalt, bis(3-fluorosalicylaldehyde)ethylenediimine-; Fluomine dust; N,N'-Ethylenebis(3-fluorosalicylideneiminato)cobalt (II); Cobalt(II), N,N'-ethylenebis(3-fluorosalicylideneiminato)-; Cobalt, ((2,2'-(1,2-ethanediylbis(nitrilomethylidyne)) bis(6-fluoro-phenolato))(2-)-N,N',O,O')-; Cobalt, ((2,2'-(1,2-ethanediylbis(nitrilomethylidyne))bis(6-fluorophenolato))(2-)-N,N',O,O')-, (SP-4-2)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Solid; [CAMEO]

Sources/Uses

Used as a cobalt chelate compound to hold molecular oxygen and release it on heating (an oxygen source in high-altitude aircraft; Used therapeutically as a chelating agent; [HSDB]

Comments

Dermal sensitization has been reported in experimental animals; Oral LD50 (rat) = 187 mg/kg [HSDB] See "Cobalt."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Cobalt in urine = 15 ug/L; sample at end of shift at end of workweek;

Lethal Concentration

LC50 (rat) = 112 mg/m3/6h

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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