Agent Name

Lanthanum nitrate hexahydrate

CAS Number

10277-43-7

Formula

N3-O9.La.6H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nitric acid, lanthanum(3+) salt, hexahydrate; Lanthanum nitrate hexahydrate; Lanthanum(III) nitrate, hexahydrate (1:3:6); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

White crystalline solid. [CAMEO] Very soluble in water; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Used antiseptics and gas mantles; [Hawley]

Comments

Explosion and fire risk; [Hawley] See "Lanthanum." See "Lanthanum nitrate." See "RARE EARTH METALS" and linked occupational diseases.

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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