Agent Name

Zirconium sulfide

CAS Number

12039-15-5

Formula

S2-Zr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Zirconium disulphide; Zirconium sulfide (ZrS2); [ChemIDplus] Zirconium (IV) sulfide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Reddish-brown powder; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; "The heavy metal sulfides are generally insoluble and show little toxic action except through the liberation of hydrogen sulfide." [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 (compounds)

MAK

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

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3, as Zr

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