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Cadmium Fluoride

CdF2
CAS 7790-79-6


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CHEMICAL
IDENTIFIER
Formula CAS No. PubChem SID PubChem CID MDL No. EC No IUPAC Name Beilstein
Re. No.
SMILES
Identifier
InChI
Identifier
InChI
Key
CdF2 7790-79-6 24858612 24634 MFCD00010919 232-222-0 difluorocadmium N/A F[Cd]F InChI=1S/Cd.2FH/h;2*1H/q+2;;/p-2 LVEULQCPJDDSLD-UHFFFAOYSA-L

PROPERTIES Compound Formula Mol. Wt. Appearance Melting Point Boiling Point Density Exact Mass Monoisotopic Mass Charge MSDS
CdF2 150.41 White Powder 1,110° C
(2,030° F)
1,748° C
(3,178° F)
6.33 g/cm3 151.9 151.9 0 Safety Data Sheet

Fluoride IonCadmium Fluoride is a water insoluble Cadmium source for use in oxygen-sensitive applications, such as metal production. Fluoride compounds have diverse applications in current technologies and science, from oil refining and etching to synthetic organic chemistry and the manufacture of pharmaceuticals. Magnesium Fluoride, for example, was used by researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics in 2013 to create a novel mid-infrared optical frequency comb composed of crystalline microresonators, a development that may lead to future advances in molecular spectroscopy. Fluorides are also commonly used to alloy metals and for optical deposition. Cadmium Fluoride is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia)and follows applicable ASTM testing standards.Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Cadmium (Cd) atomic and molecular weight, atomic number and elemental symbolCadmium (atomic symbol: Cd, atomic number: 48) is a Block D, Group 12, Period 5 element with an atomic weight of 112.411. Cadmium Bohr ModelThe number of electrons in each of Cadmium's shells is 2, 8, 18, 18, 2 and its electron configuration is [Kr] 4d10 5s2. The cadmium atom has a radius of 151 pm and a Van der Waals radius of 230 pm.Cadmium was discovered and first isolated by Karl Samuel Leberecht Hermann and Friedrich Stromeyer in 1817. In its elemental form, cadmium has a silvery bluish gray metallic appearance. Cadmium makes up about 0.1 ppm of the earth's crust. Elemental CadmiumNo significant deposits of cadmium containing ores are known, however, it is sometimes found in its metallic form. It is a common impurity in zinc ores and is isolated during the production of zinc. Cadmium is a key component in battery production and particular pigments and coatings due to its distinct yellow color. Cadmium oxide is used in phosphors for television picture tubes. The name Cadmium originates from the Latin word 'cadmia' and the Greek word 'kadmeia'. For more information on cadmium, including properties, safety data, research, and American Elements' catalog of cadmium products, visit the Cadmium element page.


HEALTH, SAFETY & TRANSPORTATION INFORMATION
Danger
H301-H330-H340-H350-H360FD-H372-H410
T+,N
45-46-60-61-25-26-48/23/25-50/53
53-45-60-61
EV0700000
UN 2570 6.1/PG 2
3
Skull and Crossbones-Acute Toxicity  Health Hazard Environment-Hazardous to the aquatic environment    

CADMIUM FLUORIDE SYNONYMS
Cadmium difluoride, Cadmium fluoridewhitepowder, Cadmium fluorure, Difluorocadmium

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PACKAGING SPECIFICATIONS FOR BULK & RESEARCH QUANTITIES
Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes.


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Recent Research & Development for Cadmium

  • In vivo genotoxicity and cytotoxicity assessment of cadmium chloride in peripheral erythrocytes of Labeo rohita (Hamilton). Jindal R, Verma S. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2015 Apr 15: Ecotoxicol Environ Saf
  • Structural characterization of gas-phase cysteine and cysteine methyl ester complexes with zinc and cadmium dications by infrared multiple photon dissociation spectroscopy. Coates RA, McNary CP, Boles GC, Berden G, Oomens J, Armentrout PB. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2015 Apr 16. : Phys Chem Chem Phys
  • Acute Cadmium Exposure Reduces the Local Angiotensin I Converting Enzyme Activity and Increases the Tissue Metal Content. Broseghini-Filho GB, Almenara CC, Vescovi MV, Faria TO, Vassallo DV, Angeli JK, Padilha AS. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2015 Feb 10. : Biol Trace Elem Res
  • Physiological and Proteomics Analyses Reveal the Mechanism of Eichhornia crassipes Tolerance to High-Concentration Cadmium Stress Compared with Pistia stratiotes. Li X, Zhou Y, Yang Y, Yang S, Sun X, Yang Y. PLoS One. 2015 Apr 17: PLoS One
  • The Non-carcinogenic Risk of Cadmium in Bottled Water in Different Age Groups Humans: Bandar Abbas City, Iran. Fakhri Y, Jafarzadeh S, Moradi B, Zandsalimi Y, Langarizadeh G, Amirhajeloo LR, Mirzaei M. Mater Sociomed. 2015 Feb: Mater Sociomed
  • Fatty acid profiles of ecotypes of hyperaccumulator Noccaea caerulescens growing under cadmium stress. Zemanová V, Pavlík M, Kyjaková P, Pavlíková D. J Plant Physiol. 2015 Apr 1: J Plant Physiol
  • Investigation of lead and cadmium in counterfeit cigarettes seized in the United States. He Y, von Lampe K, Wood L, Kurti M. Food Chem Toxicol. 2015 Apr 8.: Food Chem Toxicol
  • Drinking water quality and chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology (CKDu): synergic effects of fluoride, cadmium and hardness of water. Wasana HM, Aluthpatabendi D, Kularatne WM, Wijekoon P, Weerasooriya R, Bandara J. Environ Geochem Health. 2015 Apr 10. : Environ Geochem Health
  • Cadmium sulfide quantum dots induce oxydative-stress and behavioural impairments in the marine clam Scrobicularia plana. Buffet PE, Zalouk-Vergnoux A, Poirier L, Lopes C, Risso-de Faverney C, Guibbolini M, Gilliland D, Perrein-Ettajani H, Valsami-Jones E, Mouneyrac C. Environ Toxicol Chem. 2015 Mar 13.
  • Efficient biosorption of lead(II) and cadmium(II) ions from aqueous solutions by functionalized cell with intracellular CaCO3 mineral scaffolds. Ma X, Cui W, Yang L, Yang Y, Chen H, Wang K. Bioresour Technol. 2015 Feb 26

Recent Research & Development for Fluorides

  • In vitro effect of calcium-containing prescription-strength fluoride toothpastes on bovine enamel erosion under hyposalivation-simulating conditions. Scaramucci T, Borges AB, Lippert F, Zero DT, Hara AT. Am J Dent. 2015 Feb: Am J Dent
  • Magnetoelectric CoFe2O4/polyvinylidene fluoride electrospun nanofibres. Gonçalves R, Martins P, Moya X, Ghidini M, Sencadas V, Botelho G, Mathur ND, Lanceros-Mendez S. Nanoscale. 2015 Apr 14. : Nanoscale
  • Sodium fluoride induces apoptosis through reactive oxygen species-mediated endoplasmic reticulum stress pathway in Sertoli cells. Yang Y, Lin X, Huang H, Feng D, Ba Y, Cheng X, Cui L. J Environ Sci (China). 2015 Apr 1: J Environ Sci (China)
  • Experimental and Theoretical Study on the OH-reaction Kinetics and Photochemistry of Acetyl Fluoride (CH3C(O)F) an Atmospheric Degradation Intermediate of HFC-161 (C2H5F). Song X, Zügner GL, Farkas M, Illés Á, Sarzynski D, Rozgonyi T, Wang BS, Dóbé S. J Phys Chem A. 2015 Apr 10. : J Phys Chem A
  • In-vivo durability of a fluoride-releasing sealant (OpalSeal) for protection against white-spot lesion formation in orthodontic patients. Knösel M, Ellenberger D, Göldner Y, Sandoval P, Wiechmann D. Head Face Med. 2015 Apr 15: Head Face Med
  • [The effect of fluoride on the expression of GRP-78 and caspase-12 in rat ameloblast]. Li J, Zhang Y, Ma L, Zhang KQ, Lei S, Gu HF. Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue. 2015 Feb: Shanghai Kou Qiang Yi Xue
  • Kinetics and equilibrium studies on Mg-Al oxide for removal of fluoride in aqueous solution and its use in recycling. Kameda T, Oba J, Yoshioka T. J Environ Manage. 2015 Apr 7: J Environ Manage
  • Origins of conductivity improvement in fluoride-enhanced silicon doping of ZnO films. Rashidi N, Vai AT, Kuznetsov VL, Dilworth JR, Edwards PP. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015 Apr 16. : Chem Commun (Camb)
  • Effect of silver diamine fluoride and potassium iodide on residual bacteria in dentinal tubules. Hamama H, Yiu C, Burrow M. Aust Dent J. 2015 Mar
  • Cerium fluoride nanoparticles protect cells against oxidative stress. Shcherbakov AB, Zholobak NM, Baranchikov AE, Ryabova AV, Ivanov VK. Mater Sci Eng C Mater Biol Appl. 2015 May