Agent Name

Cerous carbonate

CAS Number

537-01-9

Formula

C-H2-O3.2/3Ce

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cerium carbonate (Ce2(CO3)3); Cerium carbonate (VAN); Cerium tricarbonate; Cerium(III) carbonate; Carbonic acid, cerium(3+) salt (3:2); Dicerium tricarbonate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

White odorless powder; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a pigment or paint additive, raw material for electronics, ceramics, electro-ceramics, and chemical synthesis, as a polishing agent in non-metal surface treatment products, to make base metals and alloys, paints-coatings-thinners, fillers-putties-plasters, and pigments, and in industrial and automotive catalysts; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

Dust may cause eye and mucous membrane irritation; Toxic by inhalation; Low oral toxicity; [GFS Chemicals MSDS] See "Cerium." See "RARE EARTH METALS" and linked occupational diseases.

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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