Agent Name

Nickel(II) 4-cyclohexylbutyrate

CAS Number

3906-55-6

Formula

C10-H18-O2.1/2Ni

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cyclohexanebutyric acid, nickel salt; Nickel 4-cyclohexylbutyrate; Nickel cyclohexanebutyrate; Nickel cyclohexylbutyrate; Cyclohexanebutanoic acid, nickel(2+) salt; Nickel bis(4-cyclohexylbutyrate); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Nickel Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Light green powder; [Aldrich MSDS] Insoluble in water; [Merck Eurolab MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; May cause skin sensitization; Targets lungs; [Aldrich MSDS] See "Nickel" and the linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.2 mg/m3, inhalable fraction, as Ni

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Ni

IDLH (NIOSH)

10 mg/m3

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

NTP Carcinogen

Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Human

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: