CADMIUM FUME (as Cd)‡

Chemical Identification
Chemical Identification
CAS # 1306-19-0
Formula

CdO

Synonyms

cadmium monoxide; cadmium oxide fume

Physical Properties
Physical Properties
Physical description odorless, yellow-brown, finely divided particulate dispersed in air.
Boiling point 2838°F (sublimes) Molecular weight 128.4
Freezing point/melting point 2599°F Vapor pressure 0 mmHg (approx)
Flash point Vapor density
Specific gravity 8.65 (metal) Ionization potential
Lower explosive limit (LEL) Upper explosive limit (UEL)
NFPA health rating NFPA fire rating
NFPA reactivity rating NFPA special instruction
Vapor hazard ratio (VHR)
Historical exceedance percentage
Target organs
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Monitoring Methods Used by OSHA
Analyte code (IMIS no.)
Sampling group
Sampler/Sampling media
Sampling time*
Sampling volume (TWA)*
Sampling flow rate (TWA)*
Sampling volume (STEL/Peak/C)*
Sampling flow rate (STEL/Peak/C)*
Analytical method instruments
Method reference
Notes

See CADMIUM

Special requirements

* All sampling instructions above are recommended guidelines for OSHA Compliance Safety and Health Officers (CSHOs), please see the corresponding OSHA method reference for complete details.

Wipe Method
Wipe Method
Sampler/Sampling media
Bulk Method
Bulk Method
On-Site Screening Techniques
On-Site Screening Techniques
Device
Model/Type
Sampling information
(see manufacturer instructions)
Exposure Limits
Exposure Limits
OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
NIOSH REL
Up to 10-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
ACGIH TLV©
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
CAL/OSHA PEL
8-hour TWA
(ST) STEL
(C) Ceiling
Peak
PEL-TWA

5 µg/m³ [2.5 µ/mg³ Action Level]

REL-TWA TLV-TWA

0.01 mg/m³, 0.02 mg/m³ (respirable particulate matter) [1990]

PEL-TWA

0.005 mg/m³

PEL-STEL REL-STEL TLV-STEL PEL-STEL
PEL-C REL-C TLV-C PEL-C
Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Skin notation

N

Notes:

See 29 CFR 1910.1027 App A. See 29 CFR 1910.1000 Table Z-2 for any operations or sectors where the exposure limits in 1910.1027 or 1926.1127 are stayed or otherwise not in effect.

Notes:

CARCINOGEN (Ca): REDUCE EXPOSURE TO LOWEST FEASIBLE CONCENTRATION (LOQ 0.1 mg/m³). See Appendix A

Notes:

BEI®

Notes:

See also California Code of Regulations, Title 8 §1532. Cadmium.(construction), and §5207. Cadmium.(General industry).

Health factors:  See NIH-NLM PubChem. IDLH
Carcinogenic classifications: IARC-1, NIOSH-Ca, NTP-K, OSHA-Ca, TLV-A2 Notes:

Ca

AIHA emergency response planning guidelines - ERPG-1/ERPG-2/ERPG-3:
Additional Resources and Literature References
Additional Resources and Literature References

NOAA: CAMEO Chemicals - Cadmium oxide

NIOSH: Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - Cadmium fume (as Cd)

Literature References

  • ACGIH: Documentation of the Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) - Cadmium [7440-43-9] and compounds, as Cd. See annual publication for most recent information.

Last Updated Date : 12/18/2020