Agent Name

Cobalt(II) acetylacetonate

CAS Number

14024-48-7

Formula

C10-H14-Co-O4

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Acetylacetone cobalt(II); Bis(2,4-pentanedionato)cobalt; Bis(acetylacetonato)cobalt(II); Bis(acetylacetonyl)cobalt; Cobalt bis(acetylacetonate); Cobalt diacetylacetonate; Cobalt(II) bis(acetylacetonate); Cobalt, bis(2,4-pentanedionato-O,O')-; Cobaltous acetylacetonate; Cobalt(II) 4-oxopent-2-en-2-olate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Blue to black crystals, slightly soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Harmful if swallowed; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "Cobalt."

Exposure Assessment
BEI

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

TLV (ACGIH)

0.02 mg/m3, as Co

Explanatory Notes

mp = 165-170 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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