Agent Name

Strontium sulfide

CAS Number

1314-96-1

Formula

S-Sr

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Strontium monosulfide; Strontium sulphide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

Grey solid; [Merck Index] Grey powder with an odor of rotten eggs; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make strontium chemicals, paint pigments, luminescent coatings, and pigments in cosmetics and celluloid; Also used as a depilatory; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin and tissue irritant; [Hawley]; May liberate hydrogen sulfide in the presence of heat or acid; [HSDB] Releases hydrogen sulfide slowly in moist air; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Strontium." See "Hydrogen sulfide."

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