Agent Name

Ammonium molybdate

CAS Number

13106-76-8

Formula

Mo-O4.2H4-N

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ammonium molybdate ((NH4)2MoO4); Diammonium molybdate; Diammonium molybdate ((NH4)2MoO4); Diammonium tetraoxomolybdate(2-); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White lumps or powder; Partially soluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

"A metallic negative stain that is used to negative stain the Formvar backing on coated electron microscopic grids for transmission electron microscopy." [Hayes, p. 2075]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Ammonium molybdate tetrahydrate." See "Molybdenum."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Mo, respirable fraction

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Mo

IDLH (NIOSH)

1000 mg/m3, as Mo

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