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45455 Cadmium sulfide, 99.999% (metals basis)

CAS Number
1306-23-6
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
45455-18 50g 161.00
45455-30 250g 705.00
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Cadmium sulfide, 99.999% (metals basis)

MDL
MFCD00010922
EINECS
215-147-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
CdS
Formula Weight
144.46
Form
3-12mm Pieces
Melting point
980° subl.
Density
4.82
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Applications

Cadmium sulfide is used as pigment in the chemical industry; photoresistors; optical-electronic pairs, photodiodes, solar batteries and phosphors. Single crystals of this compound are used for the preparation of optical devices operating in the infrared regaion of spectrum. It is a direct band gap semiconductor with a band gap band from 2.42 to 2.57 eV.

Notes

Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and acids.

Literature References

Y.Wang; N.Herron. Optical properties of cadmium sulfide and lead(II) sulfide clusters encapsulated in zeolites. J. Phys. Chem. 1987, 91, (2)257-260

 

Chen-ho Wu; Richard H.Bube. Thermoelectric and photothermoelectric effects in semiconductors: Cadmium sulfide films. J. Appl. Phys. 1974, 45, (2)648

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H302-H341-H350-H361fd-H372

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

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P260-P264b-P270-P281-P301+P312-P308+P313-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 personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1628
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2830.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
EV3150000

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