Agent Name

Yttrium sulfide

CAS Number

12039-19-9

Formula

S3-Y2

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Diyttrium trisulphide; [ChemIDplus] Yttrium (III) sulfide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Yellow powder with an odor of rotten eggs; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Reacts with water producing toxic, highly flammable gas; 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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