Agent Name

Gadolinium acetate

CAS Number

16056-77-2

Formula

C2-H4-O2.1/3Gd

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Acetic acid, gadolinium(3+) salt; Gadolinium(3+) acetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Tetrahydrate: White to off-white crystals; May have an acetic odor; [GFS Chemicals MSDS]

Comments

Causes changes in blood serum composition and effects on lipids in 3-week intermittent intravenous studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause eye and mucous membrane irritation; May have anti-coagulant effects in blood; [GFS Chemicals MSDS] See "Gadolinium." See "RARE EARTH METALS" and the linked occupational diseases.

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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