Agent Name

Yttrium nitrate pentahydrate

CAS Number

57584-28-8

Formula

N3-O9.Y.5H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

UN1477

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

White odorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

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

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