Agent Name

Ceric sulfate

CAS Number

13590-82-4

Formula

O8-S2.Ce

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ceric disulfate; Ceric sulfate; Ceric sulphate; Cerium disulfate; Cerium sulfate; Cerium(4+) sulfate; Cerium(IV) sulfate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Tetrahydrate: Yellow-orange crystals that become anhydrous upon heating to 180-200 deg C; Soluble in water; [Merck Index] White or reddish-yellow crystals; Soluble in water; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used as an oxidizing agent, reagent, and in radiation dosimeters; [Merck Index] Used for dyeing textiles, waterproofing, and mildew proofing; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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