Cadmium (231-152-8)
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Substance description/characteristics

1. Name and other identifiers of the substance:

The substance cadmium is a mono constituent substance (origin: inorganic)

The following public name is used: Cadmium

Substance identity:
EC number: 231-152-8
EC name: cadmium
CAS number (EC inventory): 7440-43-9
IUPAC name: cadmium
Annex I index number:

048-002-00-0

048-011-00-X
Molecular formula: Cd
Molecular weight range: 112.4099


2. Composition of the substance

Name: Cadmium

Degree of purity: > 95.0 — < 100 % (w/w)

Constituents
Constituent Typical concentration Concentration range Remarks

cadmium

EC no.: 231-152-8

>   99.99 % (w/w) > 95.0 — < 100 % (w/w)  

 

Impurities
Impurities Typical concentration Concentration range Remarks

lead

EC no.: 231-100-4
 > 0.0003   % (w/w)  > 0.0001 — < 1.5 % (w/w)  

zinc

EC no.: 231-175-3
> 0.002   % (w/w) > 0.0001 — < 3.5 % (w/w)  

3. Classification

Please download classification information from document at the bottom of the page. In both DSD and CLP regulations, cadmium is considered generically regardless of the physical form. In the REACH dossier, massive and powder were split. 

 

  

Cadmium classification according to CLP-GHS and DSD-DPD. This document mentions ONLY the endpoints for which the substance is classified or where data is lacking.
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