Agent Name

Bismuth hydroxide

CAS Number

10361-43-0

Formula

Bi-H3-O3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Bismutum-hydricum; Bismutum-hydroxydatum; Wismut(III)-hydroxid; Wismuttrihydroxid; Bismuth trihydroxide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Metals, Inorganic Compounds

Description

White to yellowish-white solid; [Merck Index] White or yellow odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to absorb herbal extracts, to hydrolyze ribonucleic acid, and to separate plutonium from uranium; [Merck Index]

Comments

A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause respiratory tract irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Bismuth."

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