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General Description

Synonyms: Cobaltous acetate

OSHA IMIS Code Number: C604

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 71-48-7

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

Reddish violet deliquescent crystals.

Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
  • sampling media: Mixed Cellulose Ester Filter (MCEF) 0.8 microns
    maximum volume: 960 Liters
    minimum volume: 480 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 2.0 L/min
    current analytical method: Inductively Coupled Plasma; ICP
    method reference: 2 (OSHA ID-125G)
    sampling analytical error: 0.12
    method classification: Partially Validated
    note: If the filter is not overloaded, samples may be collected up to an 8-hour period. When analysis of this compound is requested, an elemental analysis for Cobalt is performed and reported as the compound.

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