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12373 Cadmium chloride hemipentahydrate, ACS, 79.5-81.0%

CAS Number
7790-78-5
Synonyms

Cadmium chloride hemipentahydrate, ACS, 79.5-81.0%

MDL
MFCD00799071
EINECS
233-296-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
CdCl2•2.5H2O
Formula Weight
228.36 (183.32anhy)
Form
Crystalline
Refractive Index
1.6513
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Highly soluble in water and slightly soluble in alcohol.

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: Insoluble matter 0.005%, Nitrate and nitrite (as NO3) 0.003%, SO4 0.005%, NH4 0.005%, Ca 0.005%, Cu 5ppm, Fe 5ppm, Pb 0.005%, K 0.02%, Na 0.05%, Zn 0.05%, Fe 5ppm

Applications

Cadmium chloride is also used for photocopying, dyeing and electroplating. Useful in pyrotechnic devices.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Air sensitive. Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.5 Incompatible with Oxidizing agents

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H330-H340-H350-H360FD-H372

Toxic if swallowed. Fatal if inhaled. May cause genetic defects. May cause cancer. May damage fertility. Suspected of damaging the unborn child. May damage fertility. May damage the unborn child. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P260-P264b-P270-P271-P281-P284-P301+P310-P304+P340-P308+P313-P310-P330-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Use personal protective equipment as required. Wear respiratory protection. IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1617
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
I
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EV0175000

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