Nickel(II) sulphate hexahydrate (Ni(H2O)6SO4)

Substance: nickel(II) sulphate.

Also known as: Nickelous sulfate

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Hazard information danger

Lower systemic health hazards
Systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Causes skin irritation
  • 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 the unborn child
  • Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Obtain special instructions before use.
  • 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]
  • Dispose of contents/container to … [… in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulation (to be specified)].

Experiments with this reagent