Cobalt (II) nitrate (Co(NO3)2)

Substance: Cobalt (II) nitrate.

Also known as: Caviar Cobaltous nitrate Nitric acid, cobalt(2+) salt

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Wikipedia article about cobalt (II) nitrate

Hazard information danger

Lower systemic health hazards
Systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • May intensify fire; oxidizer
  • Harmful if swallowed
  • May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
  • Suspected of causing genetic defects
  • May cause cancer by inhalation
  • May damage fertility or the unborn child
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Obtain special instructions before use.
  • Keep/Store away from clothing/…/combustible materials. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Avoid breathing dust/fume/ gas/mist/vapours/spray. [As modified by IV ATP]
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]

Experiments with this reagent