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First-aid measures

-After inhalation: Supply fresh air. If required, provide artificial respiration. Keep patient warm. Seek immediate medical advice.

-After skin contact: Immediately wash with water and soap and rinse thoroughly. Seek immediate medical advice.

-After eye contact: Rinse opened eye for several minutes under running water. Then consult a doctor.

-After swallowing: Seek immediate medical advice.

Fire-fighting measures

-Suitable extinguishing agents:  Product is not flammable. Use fire fighting measures that suit the surrounding fire.

-Special hazards caused by the material, its products of combustion or resulting gases: In case of fire, the following can be released: Toxic metal oxide fume

-Protective equipment: Wear self-contained respirator. Wear fully protective impervious suit.

Accidental release measures

-Person-related safety precautions: Wear protective equipment. Keep unprotected persons away. Ensure adequate ventilation

-Measures for environmental protection: Do not allow material to be released to the environment without proper governmental permits.

-Measures for cleaning/collecting: Dispose contaminated material as waste according to item 'Disposal Considerations'

-Ensure adequate ventilation.

-Additional information: See Section 7 for information on safe handling; See Section 8 for information on personal protection equipment; See Section 13 for disposal information.

Handling and storage

-Handling: Information for safe handling:

Keep container tightly sealed.

Store in cool, dry place in tightly closed containers.

Ensure good ventilation at the workplace.

Information about protection against explosions and fires:

The product is not flammable


Requirements to be met by storerooms and receptacles: No special requirements.

Information about storage in one common storage facility: Do not store together with oxidizing and acidic materials. Store away from air.

Further information about storage conditions:  Avoid contact with air/oxygen. Keep container tightly sealed. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers.

Transport information

Land transport (UN RTDG/ADR/RID)

UN number:
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Proper shipping name and description:
Cadmium compound, cadmium hydroxide
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Marine transport (UN RTDG/IMDG)

UN number:
Shipping information
Proper shipping name and description:
Cadmium compound, cadmium hydroxide
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Air transport (UN RTDG/ICAO/IATA)

UN number:
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Proper shipping name and description:
Cadmium compound, cadmium hydroxide
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Exposure controls / personal protection

-Additional information about design of technical systems:

Properly operating chemical fume hood designed for hazardous chemicals and having an average face velocity of at least 100 feet per minute.

Components with limit values that require monitoring at the workplace:

       Cadmium and compounds, as Cd


       ACGIH TLV             0.01; Suspected human carcinogen

       Austria               Carcinogen

       Belgium TWA           0.05

       Denmark TWA           0.01

       Finland TWA           0.02; Carcinogen

       France VME            0.05

       Germany               Carcinogen

       Ireland TWA           0.025; Carcinogen

       Japan OEL             0.05; Group 1 carcinogen

       Korea TLV             0.01; Suspected human carcinogen

       Netherlands MAC-TGG   0.02; 0.1-MAC-K

       Norway TWA            0.05

       Poland TWA            0.02; 0.05-STEL (fume)

       Poland TWA            0.04; 0.2-STEL (dust)

       Russia                0.01; 0.05-STEL

       Sweden NGV            0.05 (total dust)

       Sweden TWA            0.01 (resp. dust)

       Switzerland MAK-W     0.05; Carcinogen

       United Kingdom TWA    0.025

       USA PEL               0.005

-Additional information: No data

-Personal protective equipment

General protective and hygienic measures:

The usual precautionary measures for handling chemicals should be followed.

Keep away from foodstuffs, beverages and feed.

Remove all soiled and contaminated clothing immediately.

Wash hands before breaks and at the end of work.

Avoid contact with the eyes and skin.

Breathing equipment: Use suitable respirator when high concentrations are present. Refer to 29CFR1910.1027 for regulations on respiratory protection required during exposure to cadmium and cadmium compounds.

Protection of hands: Impervious gloves

Eye protection: Safety glasses

Body protection: Protective work clothing.

Stability and reactivity

-Thermal decomposition / conditions to be avoided: Decomposition will not occur if used and stored according to specifications.

-Materials to be avoided:  Acids, Oxidizing agents,  Air

-Dangerous reactions: No dangerous reactions known

-Dangerous products of decomposition: Toxic metal oxide fume

Disposal considerations


Recommendation: Consult state, local or national regulations to ensure proper disposal.

-Uncleaned packagings:

Recommendation: Disposal must be made according to official regulations.