Agent Name

Ammonium chloroiridate

CAS Number

16940-92-4

Formula

Cl6-Ir.2H4-N

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ammonium hexachloroiridate (IV); Ammonium hexachloroiridate(IV); Diammonium hexachloroiridate(2-); Diammonium iridium hexachloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ammonium Compounds

Description

Dark red powder, slightly soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Harmful if swallowed; May cause sensitization of skin and respiratory tract; [MSDSonline] See "Iridium."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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