Agent Name

Yttrium acetate

CAS Number

23363-14-6

Formula

C2-H4-O2.1/3Y

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Acetic acid, yttrium(3+) salt; Acetic acid, yttrium(3+) salt (3:1); Yttrium(3+) acetate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Nonahydrate: Colorless solid; [Hawley] Hydrate: White crystals; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Nonahydrate: Used in analytical chemistry; [Hawley]

Comments

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

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

1 mg/m3, as Y

PEL (OSHA)

1 mg/m3, as Y

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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