Agent Name

Zirconium sulfate

CAS Number

14644-61-2

Formula

H2-O4-S.1/2Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Disulfatozirconic acid; Zirconium disulfate; Zirconium orthosulfate; Zirconium sulfate (1:2); Zirconium(IV) sulfate (1:2); Zirconyl sulfate; Sulfuric acid, zirconium(4+) salt (2:1); [ChemIDplus] UN9163

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Hygroscopic; [HSDB] Colorless solid; [CAMEO] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in catalysts, precipitants, lubricants, and reagents; Also used in tanning leather and in making flame-resistant wool fabric; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin, eye, nose, and throat irritant; [HSDB]; An irritant; Harmful if swallowed; [MSDSonline] See "Zirconium(IV) sulfate tetrahydrate." See "Zirconium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

5 mg/m3, as Zr

STEL (ACGIH)

10 mg/m3

PEL (OSHA)

5 mg/m3, as Zr (compounds)

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

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