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7440-54-2 - Gadolinium foil, 0.1mm (0.004in) thick, 99.9% (REO) - 12396 - Alfa Aesar

12396 Gadolinium foil, 0.1mm (0.004in) thick, 99.9% (REO)

CAS Number
7440-54-2
Synonyms

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25x25mm 83.84
50x50mm 196.80
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Gadolinium foil, 0.1mm (0.004in) thick, 99.9% (REO)

MDL
MFCD00011022
EINECS
231-162-2

Chemical Properties

Form
≈0.49g/25x25mm, Packaged under argon
Sensitivity
Air & Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Insoluble in water. Soluble in dilute acid.

Applications

Oxide of Gadolinium foil is used in the control rods of some nuclear reactors. It is used as nuclear control rod material. Neutron shielding, phosphor activator, catalyst, scavenger for oxygen in titanium production. A metal element that is used in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and other imaging methods. It has been used in making gadolinium yttrium garnets, which have microwave applications.

Notes

Air & Moisture Sensitive. Stable. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, halogens, acids..

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H228-H260

Flammable solid. In contact with water releases flammable gases which may ignite spontaneously.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P231+P232-P280-P240-P241-P233-P370+P378c-P335+P334-P402+P404-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Handle under inert gas. Protect from moisture. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Keep container tightly closed. In case of fire: Use for extinction: CO2, sand, extinguishing powder. Brush off loose particles from skin. Immerse in cool water/wrap in wet bandages. Store in a dry place. Store in a closed container. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Hazard Class
4.1
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2805.30
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
LW3850000

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