National Toxicology Program

National Toxicology Program
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Testing Status of Cadmium telluride - M940013

 

CASRN: 1306-25-8

Formula: Cd-Te

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Cadmium monotelluride

Known Uses

Used in semiconductor research, photovoltaics, nanoinks, nanorods

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Nomination Background

Special Studies

  • Absorption Disposition Metabolism Elimination (Intratracheal)  (S0970)  Completed 
    • Citation: Morgan DL, Shines CJ, Jeter SP, Blazka ME, Elwell MR, Wilson RE, Ward SM, Price HC, Moskowitz PD. Comparative pulmonary absorption, distribution, and toxicity of copper gallium diselenide, copper indium diselenide, and cadmium telluride in Sprague-Dawley rats. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol. 1997 Dec;147(2):399-410.Pubmed Abstract
    • Rats: Sprague Dawley
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