Agent Name

Bis(1,5-cyclooctadiene)nickel

CAS Number

1295-35-8

Formula

C16-H24-Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bis((1,2,5,6-eta)-1,5-cyclooctadiene)nickel; Nickel, bis((1,2,5,6-eta)-1,5-cyclooctadiene)-; Nickel, bis(1,5-cyclooctadiene)-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Organic Compounds

Description

Yellow or yellowish-green solid; [CAMEO] Yellow crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

A strong reducing agent; Reacts with air and water; Similar compounds are skin, eye, nose, and throat irritants; [CAMEO] Spontaneously flammable on exposure to air; An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; [MSDSonline] See "Nickel" and the linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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Diseases

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