Agent Name

Ceric ammonium nitrate

Alternative Name

Cerium(IV) ammonium nitrate

CAS Number

16774-21-3; 10139-51-2

Formula

Ce-N6-O18.2H4-N

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ammonium ceric nitrate; Ammonium cerium nitrate (VAN); Ammonium hexanitratocerate(IV); Ceric ammonium nitrate (VAN); Ceric(IV) ammonium nitrate; Cerium ammonium nitrate (VAN); Diammonium cerium hexanitrate; Diammonium hexanitratocerate(2-); [ChemIDplus] Cerium(IV) ammonium nitrate; Nitric acid ammonium cerium salt; (OC-6-11)-Hexakis(nitrato-kappaO)-diammonium cerate(2-); Ammonium hexanitratocerate; Ammonium nitratocerate; [Merck Index]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Orange solid, soluble in water; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as a standard in oxidimetry and an oxidant in redox reactions; Used in a solution of perchloric acid to etch printed circuits; [Merck Index]

Comments

See "Cerium." See "RARE EARTH METALS" and linked occupational diseases.

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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