Agent Name

Rubidium oxide

CAS Number

18088-11-4

Formula

O-Rb2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dirubidium oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Yellow chunks; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Reacts exothermically with water; Causes burns; Inhalation may cause corrosive injuries to upper respiratory tract and lungs; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Rubidium." See "Potassium oxide."

Adverse Effects
Toxic Pneumonitis

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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