Agent Name

Neodymium nitrate hexahydrate

CAS Number

16454-60-7

Formula

N3-O9.Nd.6H2-O

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Neodymium trinitrate hexahydrate; Nitric acid, neodymium(3+) salt, hexahydrate; Neodymium(III) nitrate, hexahydrate (1:3:6); [ChemIDplus] UN1477

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Pink solid; [Hawley] Violet odorless crystalline solid; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An oxidizing agent; May cause fire on contact with combustible material; An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "NITRATES and NITRITES." See "RARE EARTH METALS" and the linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
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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