Agent Name

Zirconium 1-propoxide

CAS Number

23519-77-9

Formula

C3-H8-O.1/4Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Propyl alcohol, zirconium(4+) salt; 1-Propanol, zirconium(4+) salt; 1-Propanol, zirconium(4+) salt (4:1); Zirconium tetrapropanolate; [ChemIDplus] Tetra-n-propyl zirconate; [CAMEO] Zirconium n-propoxide; Zirconium (IV) propoxide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Yellow liquid with an odor of alcohol; [CAMEO] Light yellow solution with alcohol-like odor; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Available only as 70% solution in n-Propanol; [MSDSonline]

Comments

May cause skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritation; [CAMEO] An irritant; Inhalation of high concentrations of vapor can cause CNS depression; Can be absorbed through skin; May cause liver damage; [MSDSonline] See "n-Propyl alcohol" and "Zirconium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3, as Zr

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (compounds)

MAK

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

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Alcoholates solution, n.o.s., in alcohol."

Adverse Effects
Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

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