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Niobium Oxide Toxicity
Low toxicity by ingestion. When heated to
decomposition it emits toxic vapors of niobium.
Some niobium is found in all parts of the body.
No reports of human intoxication.
An eye and severe skin irritant.
Can cause kidney damage.
Experimentally, there is moderate fibrogenic effect on the lungs after
Flammable in the form of dust when exposed to flame or by chemical reaction.
It ignites in fluorine, chlorine.
Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials.
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Edouard Bastarache M.D.
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Author of "Substitutions for Raw Ceramic Materials"
Tracy, QuÃ©bec, CANADA