Agent Name

Zirconium ammonium fluoride

CAS Number

16919-31-6

Formula

F6-Zr.2H4-N

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ammonium fluozirconate; Ammonium hexafluoro zirconate ((NH4)2(ZrF6)); Ammonium zirconium fluoride; Zirconate(2-), hexafluoro-, diammonium; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White solid; [Hawley] White crystals; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; [Hawley]; Irritating to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Do not inhale dust; [MSDSonline] See "Zirconium."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (2.5 mg/m3, as F)

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (2.5 mg/m3, as F)

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction (metal and insol. Zr cmpds.), (1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as F)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

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