Agent Name

Ammonium tungstate

CAS Number

11120-25-5

Formula

H4-N.1/10H2-O42-W12

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Ammonium tungstate(VI); Tungstate (W12(OH)2O4010-), ammonium (1:10); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Ammonium Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] Soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make tungsten alloys; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Tungsten."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

3 mg/m3, as W, respirable particulate matter

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