Agent Name

Yttrium chloride hexahydrate

CAS Number

10025-94-2

Formula

Cl3-Y.6H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Yttrium trichloride hexahydrate; [ChemIDplus] Yttrium (III) chloride hexahydrate; [MSDSonline]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Transparent reddish-white solid; Deliquescent; [Hawley] Colorless deliquescent solid; [Merck Index] Fine white crystals; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in analytical chemistry; [Hawley] Used to make yttrium metal; [Merck Index]

Comments

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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