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CADMIUM ACETATEICSC: 1075
Acetic acid, cadmium salt
Bis(acetoxy) cadmium
April 2007
CAS #: 543-90-8
UN #: 2570

  ACUTE HAZARDS PREVENTION FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE & EXPLOSION Not combustible. Gives off irritating or toxic fumes (or gases) in a fire.        In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.   

 PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!  
  SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID
Inhalation Cough.  Use closed system.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin   Protective gloves.  Remove contaminated clothes. Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower. 
Eyes Redness.  Wear safety goggles or eye protection in combination with breathing protection if powder.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion Abdominal pain. Nausea. Vomiting.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: chemical protection suit including self-contained breathing apparatus. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Carefully collect remainder. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations. 

According to UN GHS Criteria

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DANGER
Harmful if swallowed
May cause genetic defects
May cause cancer
Causes damage to the kidneys and the bones through prolonged or repeated exposure
Very toxic to aquatic life
Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects 

Transportation
UN Classification
UN Hazard Class: 6.1; UN Pack Group: III 

STORAGE
Separated from food and feedstuffs. Store in an area without drain or sewer access. Provision to contain effluent from fire extinguishing. 
PACKAGING
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Marine pollutant. 
CADMIUM ACETATE ICSC: 1075
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION

Physical State; Appearance
COLOURLESS CRYSTALS WITH CHARACTERISTIC ODOUR. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes of cadmium oxide. 

Formula: C4H6CdO4 / Cd(CH3CO2)2
Molecular mass: 230.50
Melting point: 255°C
Density: 2.34 g/cm³
Solubility in water: very good 


EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation and by ingestion. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
The substance may have effects on the kidneys and bones. This may result in kidney impairment and osteoporosis (bone weakness). This substance is carcinogenic to humans. 


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: (as Cd, respirable fraction): 0.002 mg/m3, as TWA; A2 (suspected human carcinogen); BEI issued.
MAK: (as Cd, inhalable fraction): skin absorption (H); carcinogen category: 1; germ cell mutagen group: 3A 

ENVIRONMENT
The substance is very toxic to aquatic organisms. Bioaccumulation of this chemical may occur in plants and seafood. It is strongly advised not to let the chemical enter into the environment. 

NOTES
There is little information on the effects of this compound.
Health effects are here mainly based on the studies of other cadmium compounds.
Depending on the degree of exposure, periodic medical examination is suggested.
Do NOT take working clothes home. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
  EC Classification
Symbol: Xn, N; R: 20/21/22-50/53; S: (2)-60-61; Note: A 

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