Agent Name

Gadolinium hydride

CAS Number

13572-97-9

Formula

Gd-H3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Gadolinium trihydride; [ChemIDplus] UN1409

Category

Rare Earth Metals

Description

Dark brown odorless lumps; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

Highly flammable; Reacts with water evolving highly flammable gases; An irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Gadolinium." See "RARE EARTH METALS" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Metal hydrides, water reactive, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Fibrogenic

Yes

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