Agent Name

Zirconium(IV) acetate

CAS Number

4229-34-9

Formula

C2-H4-O2.1/4Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Acetic acid, zirconium(4+) salt; Acetic acid, zirconium(4+) salt (4:1); Zirconium(4+) acetate; Zirconium acetate; [ChemIDplus] UN2790

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

Aqueous solution is faint yellow; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make water repellents and other chemicals; [HSDB] Available as zirconium acetate solution with 22-27% acetic acid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

May cause skin and eye irritation; [HSDB] A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; [MSDSonline] See "Acetic acid" 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)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Acetic acid solution, more than 10% but not more than 80% acid."

Adverse Effects
Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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