Cadmium acetate dihydrate
- Cadmium di(acetate)
Odorless colorless solid.
Producing iridescent effects on porcelains and pottery, as a reagent for determination of s, se, and te, in cadmium electroplating.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Tumorigen; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
Swiss Giftliste 1
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Tightly closed containers. Keep away from heat and water. Store at away from food and foodstuffs.
All chemicals should be considered hazardous. Avoid direct physical contact. Use appropriate, approved safety equipment. Untrained individuals should not handle this chemical or its container. Handling should occur in a chemical fume hood.
NIOSH appoved respirator; goggles or face shield; rubber gloves. In fire conditions, wear goggles and self-contained breathing apparatus.
Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
ELIMINATE all ignition sources. Do not touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if you can do it without risk. Absorb or cover with dry earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to containers. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS.
Stability during transport.
Reacts as bases to neutralize acids.
When heated to decomposition it emits toxic fumes of cadmium.
Use water in flooding quantities as fog. Alcohol foam, carbon dioxide, dry chemicals. Must contain runoff.
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Toxic cadmium oxide fumes may form in fires.
NIOSH REL*: Ca See Appendix A OSHA PEL*: [1910.1027] TWA 0.005 mg/m3 *Note: REL and PEL apply to all Cadmium compounds (as Cd).] IDLH Ca [9 mg/m3 (as Cd)]
O, G-A2, I-1, N-1, CP65
CNS effects of acute exposures have included delayed parkinsonism. Smoking and industrial exposure to cadmium has resulted in increased placental levels of cadmium.
Ingestion - nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and cramping, diarrhea, salivation, dry mouth, and substernal pain occur.
TOXIC; inhalation, ingestion, or skin contact with material may cause severe injury or death. Effects of contact or inhalation may be delayed.
Skin eruptions and pruritus may occur.
Induce vomiting; allay gastrointestinal irritation by swallowing milk or egg whites at frequent intervals; perform gastric lavage; seek medical attention.
Remove victim to fresh air; seek medical attention.
Remove and isolate contaminated clothing and shoes. Immediately flush with running water for at least 20 minutes. For minor skin contact, avoid spreading material on unaffected skin.
Flush with water for at least 15 min.
I; II; III
USCG CHRIS Code