Agent Name

Lanthanum chloride

CAS Number

10099-58-8

Formula

Cl3-La

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Lanthanum chloride; Lanthanum chloride (La2Cl6); Lanthanum trichloride; Lanthanum(III) chloride; [ChemIDplus] UN 1760

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

White crystalline solid. [CAMEO] (Heptahydrate) Hygroscopic; Soluble in water; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used to prepare lanthanum; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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