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Alfa Aesar™ Cadmium sulfide, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Cadmium sulfide
CAS 1306-23-6
Molecular Formula CdS
Formula Weight 144.46g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010922
UN Number UN3077
Merck Index 14,1628
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AAA145440E

 
alfa aesar™
A14544-0E
2500g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1454422

 
alfa aesar™
A14544-22
100g CALL N/A N/A
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AAA1454436

 
alfa aesar™
A14544-36
500g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Odorless
Melting Point 980°C (subl.)
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Cadmium sulfide
CAS 1306-23-6
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula CdS
Formula Weight 144.46g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00010922
UN Number UN3077
Merck Index 14,1628
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H350-H372-H341-H361-H302
May cause cancer.
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P281-P301+P312-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 9; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: ENVIRONMENTALLY HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES, SOLID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number EV3150000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Cadmium sulfide is used as a pigment in the chemical industry; for manufacturing of photoresistors, optical-electronic pairs, photodiodes, solar batteries and phosphors. Single crystals of cadmium sulfide are used for the preparation of optical devices operating in the infrared regaion of spectrum. Cadmium sulfide is a direct band gap semiconductor with a band gap band from 2.42 to 2.57 eV.

Solubility
Insoluble in water.

Notes
Stable under recommended storage conditions. Incompatible with oxidizing agents and acids.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P281-P301+P312-P308+P313-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Use personal protective equipment as required.
IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell.
IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H350-H372-H341-H361-H302
May cause cancer.
Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Suspected of causing genetic defects.
Suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child.
Harmful if swallowed.