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40203 Cadmium fluoride, Puratronic®, 99.99% (metals basis)

CAS Number
7790-79-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
40203-06 5g 42.70
40203-14 25g 118.00
40203-22 100g 355.00
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Cadmium fluoride, Puratronic®, 99.99% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00010919
EINECS
232-222-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
CdF2
Formula Weight
150.40
Form
Powder
Melting point
1100°
Boiling Point
1758°
Density
6.64
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water (43.5 g/L).

Applications

Cadmium fluoride is used in phosphors, glass and nuclear reactor controls. It is also used in high-temperature lubricants and to start crystals for lasers. It is used in oxygen-sensitive applications such as the production of metallic alloys and it is also used in limited medical treatment protocols. In addition, it can be used in synthetic organic chemistry.

Notes

Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store at room temperature. Store at room temperature. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Paul F. Weller. Electrical and Optical Properties of Rare Earth Doped Cadmium Fluoride Single Crystals.Inorg. Chem.1965,4(11), 1545-1551.

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
14,1619
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2826.19
TSCA
Yes

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