Agent Name

Ammonium nickel sulfate

CAS Number

15699-18-0

Formula

O8-S2.Ni.2H4-N

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ammonium disulfatonickelate(II); Nickel ammonium sulfate; Nickel ammonium sulfate (Ni(NH4)2(SO4)2); Sulfuric acid, ammonium nickel(2+) salt (2:2:1); Diammonium nickel bis(sulphate); Nickel(II) ammonium sulfate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Green solid; [Hawley] Water soluble; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in electroplating and as a dye mordant; [HSDB]

Comments

An eye, nose, and throat irritant; [HSDB] May cause sensitization of skin and respiratory tract; Regulated as a soluble nickel compound; [MSDSonline] See "Nickel" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Ni

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Known Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Anticipated Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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