Agent Name

Cerous hydroxide

CAS Number

15785-09-8

Formula

Ce-H3-O3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cerium hydroxide; Cerium trihydroxide; [ChemIDplus] Cerium hydrate; [Hawley]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

White solid; Yellow, brown, or pink if impure; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used to make cerium salts, colored glass, and opacified glazes/enamels; Crude form used in arc lamps; [Hawley]

Comments

See "RARE EARTH METALS" and the linked occupational diseases.

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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