Agent Name

Erbium sulfide

CAS Number

12159-66-9

Formula

Er2-S3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Dierbium trisulphide; [ChemIDplus] Erbium (III) sulfide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Light brown powder with an odor of rotten eggs; [MSDSonline]

Comments

Reacts with water producing toxic gas; An irritant; [MSDSonline] See $RARE EARTH METALS$ and the linked occupational diseases.

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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