Material Safety Data Sheet
Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification
Product Name: Cadmium
Catalog Codes: SLC3484, SLC5272, SLC2482
TSCA: TSCA 8(b) inventory: Cadmium
CI#: Not applicable.
Chemical Name: Cadmium
Chemical Formula: Cd
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Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients
% by Weight
Toxicological Data on Ingredients: Cadmium: ORAL (LD50): Acute: 2330 mg/kg [Rat.]. 890 mg/kg [Mouse]. DUST (LC50):
Acute: 50 ppm 4 hour(s) [Rat].
Section 3: Hazards Identification
Potential Acute Health Effects:
Hazardous in case of ingestion, of inhalation. Slightly hazardous in case of skin contact (irritant, sensitizer), of
eye contact (irritant). Severe over-exposure can result in death.
Potential Chronic Health Effects:
CARCINOGENIC EFFECTS: Classified A2 (Suspected for human.) by ACGIH, 2 (Reasonably anticipated.) by
MUTAGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
TERATOGENIC EFFECTS: Not available.
DEVELOPMENTAL TOXICITY: Not available.
The substance is toxic to kidneys, lungs, liver.
Repeated or prolonged exposure to the substance can produce target organs damage. Repeated exposure to an
highly toxic material may produce general deterioration of health by an accumulation in one or many human
Section 4: First Aid Measures
Eye Contact: No known effect on eye contact, rinse with water for a few minutes.
After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of water. Gently and thoroughly wash the contaminated skin
with running water and non-abrasive soap. Be particularly careful to clean folds, crevices, creases and groin.
Cover the irritated skin with an emollient. If