# Problem: Nickel carbonyl, Ni(CO)4 is one of the most toxic substances known. The present maximum allowable concentration in laboratory air during an 8-hr workday is 1 ppb (parts per billion) by volume, which means that there is one mole of Ni(CO)4 for every 109 moles of gas. Assume 24 oC and 1.00 atm pressure. What mass of Ni(CO)4 is allowable in a laboratory that is 14ft x 22ft x 11ft?

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Step 1

volume = 95923 L

Step 2

T = 24°C + 273.15 = 297.15 K

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Nickel carbonyl, Ni(CO)4 is one of the most toxic substances known. The present maximum allowable concentration in laboratory air during an 8-hr workday is 1 ppb (parts per billion) by volume, which means that there is one mole of Ni(CO)4 for every 109 moles of gas. Assume 24 oC and 1.00 atm pressure. What mass of Ni(CO)4 is allowable in a laboratory that is 14ft x 22ft x 11ft?

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