Agent Name

Platinum(IV) sulfide

CAS Number

12038-21-0

Formula

Pt-S2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Platinum disulphide; Platinum sulfide (PtS2); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Black powder; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]

Comments

"Of the compounds of sulfur and metals, only the alkali [Li, Na, K, Rb, Cs, and Fr] and alkaline earth [Be, Mg, Ca, Sr, Ba, and Ra] sulfides which contain the S2- ion, and the corresponding hydrogen sulfide, are soluble in water." [Ullmann] An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline]

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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