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
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