Ammonium cobalt(II) sulfate hexahydrate
- Cobaltic ammonium sulfate hexahydrate
- Sulfuric acid, ammonium cobalt(2+) salt (2:2:1), hexahydrate
- Ammonium cobalt disulfate hexahydrate
(NH4)2Co(SO4)2 : 6H2O
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
20/22 36/37/38 43
Melting point, °C
1.902 g/cm3 (25 C)
Hazards and Protection.
Keep container tightly closed.
Compatible chemical-resistant gloves. Chemical safety goggles. Protective clothing.
Use respirators and components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU). Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a dust mask type N95 (US) or type P1 (EN 143) respirator.
Sweep up, place in a bag and hold for waste disposal. Avoid raising dust. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Sulfur oxides, Ammonia, Cobalt/cobalt oxides.
Use extinguishing media appropriate to surrounding fire conditions. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.
Target organs: Thyroid, lungs.
harmful if swallowed.
Material is irritating to mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract. Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation. May be harmful if absorbed through the skin. May cause allergic skin reaction.
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If not breathing give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
In case of contact, immediately wash skin with soap and copious amounts of water. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.