Agent Name

Holmium oxide

CAS Number

12055-62-8

Formula

Ho2-O3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Holmia; [Merck Index]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Yellow solid; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used in refractories and as a catalyst; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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