Agent Name

Molybdenum(IV) oxide

CAS Number

18868-43-4

Formula

Mo-O2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Molybdenum dioxide; Molybdenum oxide (MoO2); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Lead-gray solid; [Hawley] Red-brown odorless powder; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline] Solid (dark blue crystals) that is a metallic conductor and weakly paramagnetic; [Ullmann]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Molybdenum."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Mo, inhal. fraction, 3 mg/m3, as Mo, respir. fraction (metal and insol. compds)

PEL (OSHA)

15 mg/m3, as Mo, total dust (metal and insol. compds.)

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