Agent Name

Ytterbium oxide

CAS Number

1314-37-0

Formula

O3-Yb2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ytterbium (III) oxide. [ChemIDplus] Ytterbia; [Merck Index]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Colorless mass; [Merck Index] Slightly hygroscopic; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in alloys, ceramics, glass, carbon arc lamps, and catalysts; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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