Agent Name

Cyclopentadienylzirconium trichloride

CAS Number

34767-44-7

Formula

C5-H5-Cl3-Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cyclopentadienylzirconium (IV) trichloride; Zirconium, [(1,2,3,4,5-.eta.)-2,4-cyclopentadiene-1-yl] trichloro; [MSDSonline] UN3261

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Off-white to tan powder; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Evolves hydrogen chloride on contact with moisture; A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema; [MSDSonline] See "Zirconium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

MAK

1 mg/m3, inhalable fraction (metal and insol. compds.)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Corrosive solid, acidic, organic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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