Agent Name

Thulium oxide

CAS Number

12036-44-1

Formula

O3-Tm2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Thulia; [Merck Index]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Greenish-white solid; Dissolves slowly in strong acids; Glows red when gently heated; [Merck Index]

Sources/Uses

Source of thulium metal; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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