Cadmium sulfate monohydrate

Formula
Cd3O12S3.H2O
Structure
Description
White ronoclinic crystals

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7790-84-3
RTECS
EV2850000
RTECS class
Tumorigen; Mutagen; Reproductive Effector
UN (DOT)
2570
Beilstein/Gmelin
224230 (G)
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed

Properties.
Formula
Cd3H2O13S3
Formula mass
643.44
Melting point, °C
41
Density
3.79 g/cm3 (20 C)

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry place. Store in a tightly closed container.
Handling
Wash hands before eating. Use with adequate ventilation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid ingestion and inhalation.
Protection
Eyes: Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European Standard EN166. Skin: Wear appropriate protective gloves and clothing to prevent skin exposure. Clothing: Wear appropriate protective clothing to prevent skin exposure.
Respirators
Follow the OSHA respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149. Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when necessary.
Small spills/leaks
Vacuum or sweep up material and place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Stability
Stable under normal shipping and handling conditions.
Incompatibilities
Violently reacts with magnesium and with aluminum powder when heated.
Decomposition
Oxides of sulfur, toxic cadmium oxide fumes.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective gear. Substance is noncombustible. Extinguishing media: Substance is noncombustible; use agent most appropriate to extinguish surrounding fire.
Fire potential
Non-combustible, substance itself does not burn but may decompose upon heating to produce corrosive and/or toxic fumes.
Hazards
Contact with metals may evolve flammable hydrogen gas.
Combustion products
Fire may produce irritating, corrosive and/or toxic gases.
Health
2
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
5 µg/m3 PEL {2 µg/m3 respirable TLV}
Carcinogin
O, G-A2, I-1, N-1, CP65
Exposure effects
May cause respiratory tract cancer. Prolonged or repeated exposure may cause permanent bone structure abnormalities. May cause liver and kidney damage. May cause anemia and other blood cell abnormalities. Chronic inhalation may cause pulmonary emphysema.
   Ingestion
Harmful if swallowed. Causes gastrointestinal irritation with nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. May cause unconsciousness.
   Inhalation
Effects may be delayed. Causes respiratory tract irritation. Irritation may lead to chemical pneumonitis and pulmonary edema. May cause dyspnea (difficult breathing from shortness of breath). May cause cough, chest pain, fever, muscular cramps, and headache.
   Skin
Causes skin irritation.
   Eyes
Causes eye irritation.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Induce vomiting. If victim is conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid immediately.
   Inhalation
Get medical aid immediately. Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Get medical aid. Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least 15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes.
   Eyes
Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.

Transport.
UN number
2570
Response guide
Hazard class
6.1
Packing Group
I; II; III
 
USCG CHRIS Code
CDY