Agent Name

Zirconium(IV) butoxide

CAS Number

1071-76-7

Formula

C4-H10-O.1/4Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Butyl alcohol, zirconium(4+) salt; Butyl zirconate; Butyl zirconate(IV); Tetrabutoxyzirconium; Tetrabutyl zirconate; Zirconic acid butyl ester; Zirconium butoxide; Zirconium butoxide, Zr(Obu)4; Zirconium tetrabutoxide; 1-Butanol, zirconium(4+) salt; 1-Butanol, zirconium(4+) salt (4:1); [ChemIDplus] UN1993

Category

Metal Alkoxides

Description

Clear yellow viscous liquid; Available as Zirconium n-butoxide, 80% in n-butanol; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A corrosive substance that can cause injury to the skin, eyes, and respiratory tract; Inhalation may cause chemical pneumonitis; Inhalation of high concentrations of vapors can cause CNS depression; [MSDSonline] See "n-Butyl 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 "Flammable liquid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Neurotoxin

CNS Solvent Syndrome

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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