Agent Name

Cobalt(II) molybdate

CAS Number

13762-14-6

Formula

Co-Mo-O4

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cobalt molybdate; Cobalt molybdate(VI); Cobalt monomolybdate; Cobalt(2+) molybdate; Cobaltous molybdate; HT-400 E 1/8''; Molybdenum cobalt oxide; Molybdenum cobalt oxide (CoMoO4); Molybdenum cobaltate; Molybdenum cobaltate (MoCoO4); Molybdic acid (H2MoO4), cobalt(2+) salt (1:1); NKh 1; NKh 1 (metal oxide); Cobalt molybdenum oxide (CoMoO4); Cobalt(II) molybdenum(VI) oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Gray-green solid; [Hawley] Green powder, insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a catalyst in the production of petrochemicals; [Hawley]

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

For TLV, see "Molybdenum and compounds."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

IARC Carcinogen

Possible Carcinogen

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