Agent Name

Ytterbium sulfide

CAS Number

12039-20-2

Formula

S3-Yb2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Diytterbium trisulphide; [ChemIDplus] Ytterbium (III) sulfide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Light-colored crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "RARE EARTH METALS" and the linked occupational diseases.

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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