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Synonyms: Cadmium Oxide
OSHA IMIS Code Number: 0491
Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 1306-19-0; 7440-43-9
NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: EV1930000
Department of Transportation Regulation Number (49 CFR 172.101) and Guide: 2570 53
NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards, Cadmium Fume (as Cd): chemical description, physical properties, potentially hazardous incompatibilities, and more
Chemical Description and Physical Properties:
finely-divided solid particles dispersed in air
OSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL):
General Industry: See 29 CFR 1910.1027, 1926.63 (FR 57; Sep 14, 1992) or IMIS C141. This code is for the exposure limits for any operations or sectors where the exposure limits in 1910.1027 or 1926.63 are stayed or otherwise not in effect.
National Toxicology Program (NTP): Suspect human carcinogen [115 KB PDF, 4 pages]Potential Symptoms: Pulmonary edema; dyspnea, coughing, tight chest, substernal pain; headaches; chills, muscle aches; nausea, vomiting, diarrhea; + emphysema; proteinuria; anosmia; mild anemia; (carcinogenic)
Health Effects: Cumulative kidney and lung damage (HE3) Cumulative lung damage (HE10)
Affected Organs: Respiratory system, kidneys, blood
Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):
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