Agent Name

Cerium phosphate

CAS Number

13454-71-2

Formula

Ce.H3-O4-P

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Cerium monophosphate; Cerium orthophosphate (CePO4); Cerium(3+) phosphate; Phosphoric acid, cerium(3+) salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus] Cerium(III) phosphate; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Dark yellow odorless powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"Intermediate product in cerium-based technique for staining lysosomal enzymes." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Cerium." See "RARE EARTH METALS" and linked occupational diseases.

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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