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42852 Cadmium chloride, ultra dry, 99.996% (metals basis)

CAS Number
10108-64-2
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
42852-04 2g 22.30
42852-09 10g 55.00
42852-18 50g 172.00
42852-30 250g 657.00
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Cadmium chloride, ultra dry, 99.996% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00010916
EINECS
233-296-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
CdCl2
Formula Weight
183.32
Form
Powder, Ampouled under argon
Melting point
568°
Boiling Point
960°
Density
4.047
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol.

Applications

Cadmium chloride is used for the preparation of cadmium sulfide, used as "Cadmium Yellow", a brilliant-yellow stable inorganic pigment. It can be used for the preparation of organocadmium compounds of the type R2Cd, where R is an aryl or a primary alkyl. It is also used for photocopying, dyeing and electroplating.

Notes

It is hygroscopic. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Dino Manca.; Anne C. Ricard.; Bertin Trottier.; Gaston Chevalier. Studies on lipid peroxidation in rat tissues following administration of low and moderate doses of cadmium chloride. Toxicology. 1991, 67, (3), 303-323.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H301-H330-H335-H340-H350-H360FD-H372

Toxic if swallowed. Fatal if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation. 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
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2827.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EV0175000

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