Holmium(III) chloride is used in nuclear control rods, microwaves, cubic zirconia, coloring glass yellow, solid state lasers and magnetic poles.
L Mircevová; L Viktora; E Hermanová. Inhibition of phagocytosis of polymorphonuclear leucocytes by adenosine and HoCl3 in vitro.Medical biology. 1984, 62(6) , 326-330.
Dichiarazioni di rischio (UE): H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.
Dichiarazioni precauzionali: P261-P280a-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves and eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.