TABLE 5-1 Physical Properties of Inorganic Cadmium and Cadmium Salts

Formula

Cda

CdCl2b

CdSO4c

CdCO3d

CdOe

CdSf

Chemical name

Cadmium

Cadmium chloride

Cadmium Sulfate

Cadmium carbonate

Cadmium oxide

Cadmium sulfide

Synonyms

Cadmium colloidal

Cadmium dichloride

Cadmium Sulfate

Otavite, cadmium monocarbonate

Cadmium fume; cadmium monoxide

Cadmium yellow; greenockite

CAS registry no.

7440–43–9

10108–64–2

10124–36–4

513–78–0

1306–19–0

1306–23–6

Molecular weight

112.41

183.32

208.47

172.42

128.41

144.47

Cadmium (mole %)

100%

61.2%

53.8%

65%

87.5%

77%

Solubility

Insoluble

140 g/dL

75.5 g/dL

Insoluble

Insoluble

Soluble at 1.3 mg/L

aData are from HSDB 2006a.

bData are from HSDB 2006b.

cData are from HSDB 2006c.

dData are from HSDB 2006d.

eData are from HSDB 2006e.

fData are from HSDB 2006f.



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