Agent Name

Cobaltous succinate

CAS Number

3267-76-3

Formula

C4-H6-O4.Co

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Butanedioic acid, cobalt(2+) salt (1:1); Cobalt succinate; Succinic acid, cobalt(2+) salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Tetrahydrate: Violet crystals; Slightly soluble in cold water; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Tetrahydrate: Used in nutritional supplements; [Hawley]

Comments

See "Cobalt."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

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

TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Co

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