Agent Name

Tungsten disulfide

CAS Number

12138-09-9

Formula

S2-W

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Tungsten sulfide (WS2); [MSDSonline]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Greyish-black solid; [Hawley] Black powder with an odor of rotten eggs; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a solid and aerosol lubricant; [Hawley]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

3 mg/m3, as W, respirable particulate matter

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