Divanadium trioxide; Vanadic oxide; Vanadium oxide; Vanadium oxide (V2O3); Vanadium oxide, sesqui; Vanadium sesquioxide; Vanadium(3+) oxide; [ChemIDplus] UN3285
Metals, Inorganic Compounds
Black solid; Insoluble in water; [Merck Index] Black or dark blue odorless powder; Slightly soluble in water; [MSDSonline]
Used as a catalyst and to produce vanadium alloys with iron and aluminum; [HSDB] Used as an alternative to V2O5 in the production of FeV; [Ullmann]
A skin, eye, and respiratory tract irritant; Chronic dust exposure may cause bronchitis; [ICSC] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Vanadium pentoxide."
The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Vanadium compound, n.o.s."
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
Industrial Processes with risk of exposure: