Cadmium Chloride
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Substance description/characteristics

  1. Name and other identifiers of the substance:

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

The following public name is used: Cadmium chloride

Substance identity:
EC number: 233-296-7
EC name: cadmium chloride
CAS number (EC inventory): 10108-64-2
IUPAC name: cadmium dichloride
Annex I index number: 048-008-00-3
Molecular formula: CdCl2
Molecular weight range: 183.317


  1. Composition of the substance

Degree of purity: > 80 — < 100 % (w/w)

Constituent Typical concentration Concentration range Remarks

cadmium chloride

EC no.: 233-296-7

> 99 % (w/w) > 80 — < 100 % (w/w)  


Impurities Typical concentration Concentration range Remarks
not applicable      

3. Classification

Please download classification information from document at the bottom of the page. Cadmium chloride was in annex I of the old DSD legislation and has been taken over in the annex VI of CLP. Classification for environment has been revised according to the new criteria of 2nd ATP of CLP.




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