Agent Name

Samarium fluoride

CAS Number

13765-24-7

Formula

F3-Sm

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Samarium trifluoride; [ChemIDplus] Samarium (III) fluoride; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN3288

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Off-white odorless powder; Hygroscopic; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

An irritant; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Samarium." See "RARE EARTH METALS" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
BEI

Fluorides in urine = 2 mg/L prior to shift or 3 mg/L at end of shift; (Repeated measurements recommended.)

TLV (ACGIH)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

PEL (OSHA)

2.5 mg/m3, as F

MAK

, inhalable fraction, as F

IDLH (NIOSH)

250 mg/m3, as F

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Toxic solid, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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