National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program

Testing Status of Cadmium (II) chloride hydrate - M040026


CASRN: 7790-78-5


Formula: Cd-Cl2.5/2H2-O

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Cadmium chloride hemipentahydrate
  • Cadmium chloride pentahydrate

Known Uses

Galvanoplasty, lubricant ingredient, photography, dyeing & printing textiles; fungicide (Merck,1989)

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • C. elegans  (S0861)  Completed 
    • C. elegans
    • Dose: feed:(0,.13,.16,.20,.25,.32,.40,.50,.63,.79,1.0,1.3) mM; repro: (0,45.4,57.3,71.8,90.9,114,144,182,227,291,364,454) uM 08/18/04; growth(0,.05,.063,.079,.1,.13,.16,.20,.25,.32,.40,.50) mM 07/24/06.
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