Agent Name

Salcomine

CAS Number

14167-18-1

Formula

C16-H14-Co-N2-O2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

(N,N'-Ethylenebis(salicylaldehyde iminato))cobalt(II); (N,N'-Ethylenebis(salicylideniminato))cobalt; Bis(salicylaldehyde)ethylenediimine cobalt(II); N,N'-Ethylenebis(salicylideneiminato)cobalt (II); N,N'-Ethylenebis(salicylideniminato)cobalt(II); N,N-Ethylenebis(salicylidene iminato)cobalt II; Salcomin; Salcomine powder; Salicylaldehyde ethylenediimine cobalt; (Ethylenebis(nitrilomethylidyne)-2,2'-diphenolato)cobalt(II); Cobalt, ((2,2'-(1,2-ethanediylbis((nitrilo-kappaN)methylidyne))bis(phenolato-kappaO))(2-))-, (SP-4-2)-; Cobalt, ((2,2'-(1,2-ethanediylbis(nitrilomethylidyne))bis(phenolato))(2-)-N,N',O,O')-, (SP-4-2)-; Cobalt, ((alpha,alpha'-(ethylenedinitrilo)di-o-cresolato) (2-))- (8CI); Cobalt, N,N'-ethylenebis(salicylideneiminato)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Red solid; Absorbs oxygen form air; [HSDB] Dark brown powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a metal-complex dye, redox catalyst, and experimental medication; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritation; [HSDB] "A solid complex between the cobalt(II) ion and the condensation product of salicylaldehyde and ethylenediamine. Such condensation products are called 'Schiff's bases." [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Cobalt."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

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

Lethal Concentration

LCLo (mice) = 390 mg/m3/5.5h

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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