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Substance Name: Cobaltous chloride
RN: 7646-79-9
UNII: EVS87XF13W
InChIKey: GVPFVAHMJGGAJG-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Classification Codes

  • Antimutagenic Agents
  • Protective Agents

Molecular Formula

  • Cl3-Co

Molecular Weight

  • 129.839
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cobaltous chloride

Synonyms

  • CCRIS 4224
  • Cobalt chloride (CoCl2)
  • Cobalt muriate
  • Cobalt(II) chloride
  • Cobaltous dichloride
  • Dichlorocobalt
  • EC 231-589-4
  • EINECS 231-589-4
  • HSDB 1000
  • Kobalt chlorid (German)
  • NSC 51149
  • UNII-EVS87XF13W

Systematic Names

  • Cobalt chloride
  • Cobalt chloride (CoCl2)
  • Cobalt dichloride

Superlist Name

  • Cobalt(II) chloride

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7646-79-9

FDA UNII

  • EVS87XF13W

System Generated Number

  • 0007646799

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/2ClH.Co/h2*1H;/q;;+2/p-2

InChIKey

GVPFVAHMJGGAJG-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Smiles

[Cl-].[Cl-].[Co+2]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
child LDLo oral 1500mg/kg (1500mg/kg)   "Toxicology of Drugs and Chemicals," Deichmann, W.B., New York, Academic Press, Inc., 1969Vol. -, Pg. 182, 1969.
child TDLo oral 48mg/kg (48mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: ANOREXIA (HUMAN

ENDOCRINE: THYROID WEIGHT (GOITER)
JAMA, Journal of the American Medical Association. Vol. 157, Pg. 117, 1955.
dog LDLo intravenous 36mg/kg (36mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
guinea pig LD50 oral 55mg/kg (55mg/kg)   Hygiene and Sanitation Vol. 36(1-3), Pg. 277, 1971.
guinea pig LDLo intraperitoneal 165mg/kg (165mg/kg)   Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 11, Pg. 201, 1965.
guinea pig LDLo skin 165mg/kg (165mg/kg)   Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 11, Pg. 201, 1965.
man TDLo oral 1042mg/kg/13W (1042mg/kg) SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: OPTIC NERVE NEUROPATHY: EYE

SENSE ORGANS AND SPECIAL SENSES: VISUAL FIELD CHANGES: EYE
Israel Journal of Medical Sciences. Vol. 8, Pg. 61, 1972.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 49mg/kg (49mg/kg)   Naunyn-Schmiedeberg's Archiv fuer Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie. Vol. 244, Pg. 17, 1962.
mouse LD50 intravenous 23300ug/kg (23.3mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)
Indian Journal of Pharmacology. Vol. 23, Pg. 153, 1991.
mouse LD50 oral 80mg/kg (80mg/kg)   Hygiene and Sanitation Vol. 36(1-3), Pg. 277, 1971.
rabbit LDLo oral 1272mg/kg (1272mg/kg)   Scottish Medical and Surgical Journal. Vol. 26, Pg. 131, 1826.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 200mg/kg (200mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 17402ug/kg (17.402mg/kg)   Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 48, Pg. 143, 1959.
rat LD50 intravenous 4300ug/kg (4.3mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: SOMNOLENCE (GENERAL DEPRESSED ACTIVITY)

BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD
Indian Journal of Pharmacology. Vol. 23, Pg. 153, 1991.
rat LD50 oral 80mg/kg (80mg/kg)   Hygiene and Sanitation Vol. 36(1-3), Pg. 277, 1971.
rat LDLo skin 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg)   Research and Consulting Company, Technical Reports. Vol. NOTOX1073/1335, Pg. 1988,