Agent Name

Yttrium chloride

CAS Number

10361-92-9

Formula

Cl3-Y

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Yttrium trichloride; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Off-white odorless powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make yttrium metal; [Merck Index]

Comments

Powdered form is 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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