Cadmium sulphide (EC 215-147-8)
Cadmium substances > Cadmium Substances

Substance description/characteristics

1. Name and other identifiers of the substance:

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

The following public name is used: Cadmium sulphide


Substance identity:
EC number: 215-147-8
EC name: cadmium sulphide
CAS number (EC inventory): 1306-23-6
Annex I index number:


Molecular formula: CdS
Molecular weight range: ca. 144.5

2. Composition of the substance

Name: Cadmium sulphide

Degree of purity: > 90 — < 100 % (w/w)

Constituent Typical concentration Concentration range Remarks

cadmium sulphide

EC no.: 215-147-8

> 99.999   % (w/w) > 90 — < 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 sulphide 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 and gives a chronic 2 classification (more severe than in the annex).




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