Agent Name

Neodymium(III) oxide

CAS Number

1313-97-9

Formula

Nd2-O3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dineodymium trioxide; Neodymia; Neodymium oxide, Nd2O3; Neodymium sesquioxide; Neodymium trioxide; Neodymium(3+) oxide; Neodymium(III) oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Blue solid; [Merck Index] Insoluble in water; Soluble in acids; Hygroscopic; Technical grade: brown powder; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in capacitors, glass, refractories, carbon arc light electrodes, color TV tubes, and catalysts; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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