Cobalt phosphate; Cobalt(II) phosphate; Phosphoric acid, cobalt(2+) salt (2:3); Tricobalt bis(orthophosphate); [ChemIDplus]
Metals, Inorganic Compounds
Pink or purple hygroscopic powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]
Hydrated compound used in ceramic pigments, artists' colors, and plastic resins; [Merck Index]
Causes somnolence, diarrhea, weight loss, changes in tubules and glomeruli, and hemorrhage in oral lethal-dose studies of rats; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; Toxic by ingestion; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cobalt."
Cobalt in urine = 15 ug/L; sample at end of shift at end of workweek;
0.02 mg/m3, as Co
Activities with risk of exposure: