Agent Name

Lanthanum nitrate

CAS Number

10099-59-9

Formula

H-N-O3.1/3La

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lanthanum trinitrate; Lanthanum(III) nitrate; Nitric acid, lanthanum(3+) salt; [ChemIDplus] UN1477

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

White crystalline solid; [Mallinckrodt Baker MSDS] Soluble in water; [Nordberg, p. 904]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

May cause serious eye injury; [ToxPlanet: ECHA REACH Registrations] A strong oxidizer that may cause fire or explosion on contact with combustible-flammable materials or powdered metals; An irritant; Reproductive effects observed in experimental animals; [Mallinckrodt Baker MSDS] See "Lanthanum nitrate hexahydrate." See "NITRATES and NITRITES." See "RARE EARTH METALS" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitrates, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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