Agent Name

Cerous oxalate

Alternative Name

Oxalic acid, cerium(3+)salt (3:2)

CAS Number

139-42-4

Formula

C6-Ce2-O12

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Oxalic acid, cerium(3+)salt (3:2); Sedemesis; [Merck Index] Cerium oxalate; [Hawley]; Tris(oxalate(2-))dicerium; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Commercial product contains oxalates of cerium, lanthanum, and other elements; Nonahydrate: White to pink solid, insoluble in water, soluble in hot acids; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used as an antiemetic; [Merck Index]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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