Toxic Exposure of Tungsten Oxide

Tungsten Oxide Picture

Tungsten compounds include tungsten oxide cause irritation of the upper respiratory tract and deep respiratory tract of a person, bronchial asthma and gastrointestinal dysfunction caused by dust. It has a stimulating effect on the skin, causing small nodules and scales to appear on the skin.

In the United States, the maximum allowable concentration of tungsten and soluble tungsten compounds (calculated as tungsten) is 1mg/m3, and insoluble tungsten compounds (calculated as tungsten) is 5mg/m3. Operators should use protective measures such as wearing gas masks, gloves, glasses, and dustproof clothing. Prevent dust leakage during use. Workers have to undergo pre-employment physical examinations and regular inspections.