Agent Name

Samarium(III) oxide

CAS Number

12060-58-1

Formula

O3-Sm2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Disamarium trioxide; Samaria; Samarium oxide; Samarium sesquioxide; Samarium trioxide; Samarium(3+) oxide; Samarium(III) oxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Yellow-white solid; [Merck Index] Insoluble in water; Soluble in acids; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in catalysts, glass, neutron absorbers, and to prepare samarium salts; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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