Nickel dimethylglyoxime

  • Nickel, bis[(2,3-butanedione dioximato)(1-)-N,N']-, (SP-4-1)
  • Bis(butanedione dioximato)nickel
  • Bis(dimethylglyoxime)nickel
  • Nickel dimethylglyoximate
Formula
C8H14N4NiO4
Structure
Description
Red-purple powder.
Uses
Used as a sun-fast pigment in paints, lacquers, cellulose compounds and cosmetics.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13478-93-8
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
236-782-7
Merck
12,6590
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C8H14N4NiO4
Formula mass
288.92
Melting point, °C
250

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in tightly sealed container. Keep away from heat.
Protection
Impervious gloves and chemical safety goggles.
Small spills/leaks
Sweep up solid. Wash area with soap and water.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
May emit toxic fumes if heated to decomposition in air.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Extinguish using CO2 or dry chemical powder. Wear NIOSH/MSHA approved SCBA and full protective equipment.
Fire potential
Slight fire hazard when exposed to heat or flame.

Health.
Exposure effects
   Ingestion
Ingestion of large quantities can lead to intestinal disorders and convulsions.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Seek immediate medical attention.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. Support breathing (give O2 or artificial respiration.
   Skin
Wash area with soap and water.
   Eyes
Flush with water for at least 15 minutes. Seek medical assistance.

Transport.