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Cadmium sulphide

EC / List no.: 215-147-8

CAS no.: 1306-23-6

Mol. formula: CdS

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance may cause cancer, causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure, is harmful if swallowed, is suspected of causing genetic defects, is suspected of damaging fertility and the unborn child and may cause long lasting harmful effects to aquatic life.

  • C

Carcinogenic

  • M

Possibly Mutagenic

  • R

Possibly Toxic to Reproduction

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 10 - 100 tonnes per year.

This substance is used in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used in articles, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Article service life

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, in the production of articles, manufacturing of the substance, formulation in materials and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: outdoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. metal, wooden and plastic construction and building materials) and indoor use in long-life materials with low release rate (e.g. flooring, furniture, toys, construction materials, curtains, foot-wear, leather products, paper and cardboard products, electronic equipment).
This substance can be found in complex articles, with no release intended: electrical batteries and accumulators and machinery, mechanical appliances and electrical/electronic products (e.g. computers, cameras, lamps, refrigerators, washing machines).
This substance can be found in products with material based on: stone, plaster, cement, glass or ceramic (e.g. dishes, pots/pans, food storage containers, construction and isolation material).

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, perfumes and fragrances and cosmetics and personal care products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and scientific research and development.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, in processing aids at industrial sites, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and as processing aid.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use as processing aid and outdoor use as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, laboratory chemicals and cosmetics and personal care products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, manufacturing of the substance, in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and formulation in materials.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: pH regulators and water treatment products, laboratory chemicals, semiconductors, fillers, putties, plasters, modelling clay and cosmetics and personal care products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals, mineral products (e.g. plasters, cement) and electrical, electronic and optical equipment.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), in the production of articles, formulation of mixtures and manufacturing of the substance.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, in the production of articles, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), in processing aids at industrial sites and as processing aid.

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

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