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Cadmium Tellurite

CAS #:

Linear Formula:

CdTeO3

MDL Number:

N/A

EC No.:

239-963-9

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Cadmium Tellurite Properties (Theoretical)

Compound Formula CdO3Te
Molecular Weight 288.0092
Appearance solid
Melting Point N/A
Boiling Point N/A
Density 6.41 g/cm3
Solubility in H2O N/A
Exact Mass 291.794325
Monoisotopic Mass 291.794325

Cadmium Tellurite Health & Safety Information

Signal Word N/A
Hazard Statements N/A
Hazard Codes N/A
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
Transport Information N/A

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 10/13/2019
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Cadmium Tellurite

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. CD-TEIT-02 02 , CD-TEIT-03 03 , CD-TEIT-04 04 , CD-TEIT-05 05

CAS #: 15851-44-2

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

Supplier details:
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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

Classification of the substance or mixture in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
GHS06 Skull and crossbones
Acute Tox. 3 H331 Toxic if inhaled.
GHS07
Acute Tox. 4 H302 Harmful if swallowed.
Acute Tox. 4 H312 Harmful in contact with skin.
Hazards not otherwise classified
No data available
GHS label elements
GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard pictograms

Skull and Crossbones - GHS06

GHS06
Signal word
Danger
Hazard statements
H302+H312 Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin.
H331
Toxic if inhaled.
Precautionary statements
P261
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P280
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
P311
Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/...
P405
Store locked up.
P501
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
WHMIS classification
D1B - Toxic material causing immediate and serious toxic effects
D2A - Very toxic material causing other toxic effects
Classification system
HMIS ratings (scale 0-4)
(Hazardous Materials Identification System)
Health (acute effects) = 2
Flammability = 0
Physical Hazard = 1
Other hazards
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT:
N/A
vPvB:
N/A


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

Substances
CAS No. / Substance Name:
15851-44-2 Cadmium tellurite
Identification number(s):
EC number:
239-963-9


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

Description of first aid measures
If inhaled:
Supply patient with fresh air. If not breathing, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm.
Seek immediate medical advice.
In case of skin contact:
Immediately wash with soap and water; rinse thoroughly.
Seek immediate medical advice.
In case of eye contact:
Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Consult a physician.
If swallowed:
Seek medical treatment.
Information for doctor
Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
No data available
Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing agents
Product is not flammable. Use fire-fighting measures that suit the surrounding fire.
Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
If this product is involved in a fire, the following can be released:
Toxic metal oxide fume
Advice for firefighters
Protective equipment:
Wear self-contained respirator.
Wear fully protective impervious suit.


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away.
Ensure adequate ventilation
Environmental precautions:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.
Methods and materials for containment and cleanup:
Dispose of contaminated material as waste according to section 13.
Ensure adequate ventilation.
Prevention of secondary hazards:
No special measures required.
Reference to other sections
See Section 7 for information on safe handling
See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment.
See Section 13 for disposal information.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

Handling
Precautions for safe handling
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.
Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.
Information about protection against explosions and fires:
The product is not flammable
Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles:
No special requirements.
Information about storage in one common storage facility:
Store away from oxidizing agents.
Further information about storage conditions:
Keep container tightly sealed.
Store in cool, dry conditions in well-sealed containers.
Specific end use(s)
No data available


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

Additional information about design of technical systems:
Properly operating chemical fume hood designed for hazardous chemicals and having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.
Control parameters
Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:
Tellurium and tellurium compounds (as Te)
mg(Te)/m3
ACGIH TLV 0.1
Austria MAK 0.1
Belgium TWA 0.1
Denmark TWA 0.1
Finland TWA 0.1; 0.3-STEL
France VME 0.1
Germany MAK 0.1
Korea TLV 0.1
Netherlands MAC-TGG 0.1
Norway TWA 0.1
Poland TWA 0.01; 0.03-STEL
Sweden NGV 0.1
Switzerland MAK-W 0.1; 0.5-KZG-W
United Kingdom TWA 0.1
USA PEL 0.1
Cadmium and compounds, as Cd
mg/m3
ACGIH TLV 0.002(Cd); Suspected human carcinogen
Austria Carcinogen
Belgium TWA 0.05
Denmark TWA 0.01
Finland TWA 0.02; Carcinogen
France VME 0.05
Germany Carcinogen
Ireland TWA 0.025; carcinogen
Japan OEL 0.05; Group 1 Carcinogen
Korea TLV 0.01; Suspected human carcinogen
Netherlands MAC-TGG 0.02; 0.1-MAC-K
Norway TWA 0.05
Poland TWA 0.02; 0.05-STEL (fume)
0.04; 0.2-STEL (dust)
Russia 0.01; 0.05-STEL
Sweden NGV 0.05 (total dust)
TWA 0.01 (resp. dust)
Switzerland MAK-W 0.05; Carcinogen
United Kingdom TWA 0.025(Cd)
USA PEL (respirable) 0.2(Cd)
Additional information:
No data
Exposure controls
Personal protective equipment
Follow typical protective and hygienic practices for handling chemicals.
Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.
Remove all soiled and contaminated clothing immediately.
Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.
Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.
Maintain an ergonomically appropriate working environment.
Breathing equipment:
Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present.
Refer to 29CFR1910.1027 for regulations on respiratory protection required during exposure to
cadmium and cadmium compounds.
Protection of hands:
Impervious gloves
Inspect gloves prior to use.
Suitability of gloves should be determined both by material and quality, the latter of which may vary by manufacturer.
Penetration time of glove material (in minutes)
No data available
Eye protection:
Safety glasses
Body protection:
Protective work clothing.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Information on basic physical and chemical properties
Appearance:
Form: Solid
Odor: No data available
Odor threshold: No data available.
pH: N/A
Melting point/Melting range: No data available
Boiling point/Boiling range: No data available
Sublimation temperature / start: No data available
Flash point: N/A
Flammability (solid, gas)
No data available.
Ignition temperature: No data available
Decomposition temperature: No data available
Autoignition: No data available.
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Explosion limits:
Lower: No data available
Upper: No data available
Vapor pressure: N/A
Density: No data available
Relative density
No data available.
Vapor density
N/A
Evaporation rate
N/A
Solubility in Water (H2O): Insoluble
Partition coefficient (n-octanol/water): No data available.
Viscosity:
Dynamic: N/A
Kinematic: N/A
Other information
No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

Reactivity
No data available
Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided:
Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.
Possibility of hazardous reactions
No dangerous reactions known
Conditions to avoid
No data available
Incompatible materials:
Oxidizing agents
Hazardous decomposition products:
Toxic metal oxide fume


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity:
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if swallowed.
Toxic if inhaled.
Danger through skin absorption.
LD/LC50 values that are relevant for classification:
No data
Skin irritation or corrosion:
May cause irritation
Eye irritation or corrosion:
May cause irritation
Sensitization:
No sensitizing effects known.
Germ cell mutagenicity:
No effects known.
Carcinogenicity:
No classification data on carcinogenic properties of this material is available from the EPA, IARC, NTP, OSHA or ACGIH.
Reproductive toxicity:
No effects known.
Specific target organ system toxicity - repeated exposure:
No effects known.
Specific target organ system toxicity - single exposure:
No effects known.
Aspiration hazard:
No effects known.
Subacute to chronic toxicity:
Tellurium is converted in the body to dimethyl telluride which imparts a garlic-like odor to the breath and sweat. Heavy exposure may result in headache, drowsiness, metallic taste, loss of appetite, nausea, tremors, convulsions, and respiratory arrest.
Cadmium compounds are highly toxic and experimental carcinogens. Exposure affects the respiratory tract, kidneys, and liver. Ingestion may cause nausea, salivation, vomiting and diarrhea. Ingestion or inhalation of cadmium compounds may be fatal.
Subacute to chronic toxicity:
No effects known.
Additional toxicological information:
To the best of our knowledge the acute and chronic toxicity of this substance is not fully known.


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

Toxicity
Aquatic toxicity:
No data available
Persistence and degradability
No data available
Bioaccumulative potential
No data available
Mobility in soil
No data available
Additional ecological information:
Do not allow material to be released to the environment without official permits.
Do not allow undiluted product or large quantities to reach groundwater, water courses, or sewage systems.
Avoid transfer into the environment.
Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT:
N/A
vPvB:
N/A
Other adverse effects
No data available


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

Waste treatment methods
Recommendation
Consult official regulations to ensure proper disposal.
Uncleaned packagings:
Recommendation:
Disposal must be made according to official regulations.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

UN-Number
DOT, IMDG, IATA
UN2570
UN proper shipping name
DOT
Cadmium compounds (Cadmium tellurite)
IMDG, IATA
CADMIUM COMPOUND (Cadmium tellurite)
Transport hazard class(es)
DOT
Class
6.1 Toxic substances.
Label
6.1
Class
6.1 (T5) Toxic substances
Label
6.1
IMDG, IATA
Class
6.1 Toxic substances.
Label
6.1
Packing group
DOT, IMDG, IATA
III
Environmental hazards:
N/A
Special precautions for user
Warning: Toxic substances
Transport in bulk according to Annex II of MARPOL73/78 and the IBC Code
N/A
Transport/Additional information:
DOT
Marine Pollutant (DOT):
No
UN "Model Regulation":
UN2570, Cadmium compounds (Cadmium tellurite), 6.1, III


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

Safety, health and environmental regulations/legislation specific for the substance or mixture
GHS GHS label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard pictograms
GHS06
Signal word
Danger
Hazard statements
H302+H312 Harmful if swallowed or in contact with skin.
H331
Toxic if inhaled.
Precautionary statements
P261
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
P280
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P304+P340 IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing.
P311
Call a POISON CENTER/doctor/...
P405
Store locked up.
P501
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
National regulations
All components of this product are listed in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical substance Inventory.
This product contains a chemical known to the state of California to cause cancer and/or reproductive toxicity.
All components of this product are listed on the Canadian Non-Domestic Substances List (NDSL).
SARA Section 313 (specific toxic chemical listings)
15851-44-2 Cadmium tellurite
California Proposition 65
Prop 65 - Chemicals known to cause cancer
15851-44-2 Cadmium tellurite
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity
Substance is not listed.
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity, female
Substance is not listed.
Prop 65 - Developmental toxicity, male
Substance is not listed.
Information about limitation of use:
For use only by technically qualified individuals.
This product contains cadmium and is subject to the reporting requirements of section 313 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act of 1986 and 40CFR372.
Other regulations, limitations and prohibitive regulations
Refer to 29CFR1910.1027 for regulations concerning cadmium and cadmium compounds.
Substance of Very High Concern (SVHC) according to the REACH Regulations (EC) No. 1907/2006.
Substance is not listed.
The conditions of restrictions according to Article 67 and Annex XVII of the Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) for the manufacturing, placing on the market and use must be observed.
Substance is not listed.
Annex XIV of the REACH Regulations (requiring Authorisation for use)
Substance is not listed.
Chemical safety assessment:
A Chemical Safety Assessment has not been carried out.


SECTION 16. OTHER INFORMATION

Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2018 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.

About Cadmium Tellurite

Tellurite IonCadmium Tellurite is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered. Tellurites are rare oxide minerals containing tellurium dioxide . Tellurites can be reduced to elemental tellurium by electrolysis or a strong reducing agent but are still considered one of the more stable tellurium compounds. 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 Tellurite Synonyms

cadmium(2+) tellurite, Cadmium tellurium trioxide, Telluric acid (H2TeO3), cadmium salt (1:1)

Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula CdTeO3
MDL Number N/A
EC No. 239-963-9
Beilstein Registry No. N/A
Pubchem CID 167475
IUPAC Name cadmium(2+) tellurite
SMILES [Cd+2].[O-][Te]([O-])=O
InchI Identifier InChI=1S/Cd.H2O3Te/c;1-4(2)3/h;(H2,1,2,3)/q+2;/p-2
InchI Key GKMPTXZNGKKTDU-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Packaging Specifications

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 Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

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