Agent Name

Yttrium hydroxide

CAS Number

16469-22-0

Formula

H3-O3-Y

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Yttrium trihydroxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

White solid; Absorbs carbon dioxide from the air; [Merck Index]

Comments

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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