National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Scientific Review of Cadmium and Cadmium Compounds

Cadmium CASRN 7440-43-9
Status: Listed in the Report on Carcinogens (RoC)

Primary Uses or Exposures: Cadmium and cadmium compounds are used in batteries; pigments; as stabilizers for plastics, electroplating and coating; and alloys.

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