Agent Name

Cesium sulfate

CAS Number

10294-54-9

Formula

O4-S.2Cs

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dicesium sulfate; Sulfuric acid, dicesium salt; Caesium sulphate; Sulfuric acid, cesium salt (1:2); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used with vanadium or vanadium pentoxide as a catalyst for sulfur dioxide oxidation; [Merck Index] "Used in forming density gradients." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Causes convulsions, BP elevation, and other changes in urine composition in intraperitoneal, subcutaneous, and intravenous lethal-dose studies of rats and mice; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cesium."

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