Agent Name

Europium(III) oxide

CAS Number

1308-96-9

Formula

Eu2-O3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dieuropium trioxide; Europia; Europia (Eu2O3); Europium oxide; Europium oxide (EuO1.5); Europium sesquioxide; Europium trioxide; Europium(3+) oxide; Europium(III) oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Pink powder; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used in nuclear control rods; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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