Agent Name

Yttrium nitrate

CAS Number

10361-93-0

Formula

H-N-O3.1/3Y

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

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

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Off-white powder; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] An oxidizing agent; May cause fire on contact with other 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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