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Document ID (ISN)67980
CIS number 96-1962
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Title Cadmium
Bibliographic information New Jersey Department of Health, Right to Know Program, CN 368, Trenton, NJ 08625-0368, USA, 1994. 6p.
Abstract Data sheet. Cadmium is a carcinogen and a teratogen; it may cause reproductive damage. When inhaled, cadmium may irritate the lungs; may cause lung oedema. Repeated low exposure may affect the kidneys, cause anaemia and loss of smell. High exposure may cause nausea, salivation, vomiting, cramps and diarrhoea. May cause a flu-like illness.
Descriptors (primary) cadmium; USA
Descriptors (secondary) New Jersey; pulmonary oedema; threshold limit values; irritants; anaemia; fire hazards; renal damage; explosion hazards; storage; limitation of exposure; elimination of spills; waste disposal; explosion prevention; first aid; personal protective equipment; fire prevention; chemical hazards; teratogenic effects; delayed effects; health hazards; itai-itai disease; carcinogenic effects; data sheet; fire fighting
Document type B - Chemical safety information sheets
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Cadmium and compounds
Inorganic substances