National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
http://ntp.niehs.nih.gov/go/ts-m040026

Testing Status of Cadmium (II) chloride hydrate - M040026

 

CASRN: 7790-78-5

Related: CADMIUM CHLORIDE

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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