Agent Name

Yttrium nitrate hexahydrate

CAS Number

13494-98-9

Formula

N3-O9.Y.6H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Nitric acid, yttrium(3+)salt, hexahydrate; Yttrium trinitrate hexahydrate; Yttriumnitrat [German]; Yttrium (III) nitrate hexahydrate (1:3:6); [ChemIDplus] UN1477

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Deliquescent solid; [Merck Index]

Comments

Corrosive to skin and eyes; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An oxidizing agent; May cause fire on contact with combustible material; An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "NITRATES and NITRITES." 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

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Nitrates, inorganic, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

Methemoglobinemia

Methemoglobinemia, Secondary

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

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