Agent Name

Cobalt boride

CAS Number

12619-68-0

Formula

Co***

Major Category

Metals

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Gray odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; 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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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