Agent Name

Samarium(III) nitrate

CAS Number

10361-83-8

Formula

N3-O9.Sm

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nitric acid samarium(3+) salt; Samarium nitrate; Samarium nitrate (VAN); Samarium trinitrate; [ChemIDplus] UN1477

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Hexahydrate: White to off-white odorless crystals; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

Usually found as the hexahydrate (CAS# 13759-83-6); [ToxPlanet: EPA - PPRTV] An oxidizing agent that may cause fire on contact with readily oxidizable substances; [GFS Chemicals MSDS] See "Samarium." See "RARE EARTH METALS" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitrates, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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