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Substance Name: Cadmium chloride
RN: 10108-64-2
UNII: J6K4F9V3BA
InChIKey: YKYOUMDCQGMQQO-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Note

  • A cadmium halide in the form of colorless crystals, soluble in water, methanol, and ethanol. It is used in photography, in dyeing, and calico printing, and as a solution to precipitate sulfides. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)

Molecular Formula

  • Cd-Cl2

Molecular Weight

  • 183.316
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Agricultural Chemical
  • Fungicide, Bactericide, Wood Preservative
  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • Known to be a Carcinogen
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 1
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cadmium chloride

MeSH Heading

  • Cadmium chloride

Synonyms

  • AI3-09096
  • Caddy
  • Cadmium chloride
  • Cadmium dichloride
  • Caswell No. 135
  • CCRIS 114
  • Dichlorocadmium
  • EC 233-296-7
  • EINECS 233-296-7
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 012902
  • HSDB 278
  • Kadmiumchlorid
  • Kadmiumchlorid [German]
  • NSC 51148
  • UNII-J6K4F9V3BA
  • VI-Cad

Systematic Names

  • Cadmium chloride
  • Cadmium chloride (CdCl2)

Superlist Names

  • Cadmium chloride
  • Cadmium chloride [Cadmium and cadmium compounds]

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 10108-64-2

FDA UNII

  • J6K4F9V3BA

System Generated Number

  • 0010108642

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Cd.2ClH/h;2*1H/q+2;;/p-2

InChIKey

YKYOUMDCQGMQQO-UHFFFAOYSA-L

Smiles

[Cd](Cl)Cl

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
cat LDLo intravenous 5mg/kg (5mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
cat LDLo subcutaneous 25mg/kg (25mg/kg)   Environmental Quality and Safety, Supplement. Vol. 1, Pg. 1, 1975.
chicken LD50 oral 165mg/kg (165mg/kg)   "Kadmium-Symposium, Jena, Ger. Dem. Rep., 1977," Bolck F., ed., Jena, Ger. Dem. Rep., Abteilung Wissenschaftliche Pub., 1979Vol. -, Pg. 160, 1979.
dog LC90 inhalation 420mg/m3/30M (420mg/m3) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING

CARDIAC: PULSE RATE
Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 29, Pg. 302, 1947.
dog LDLo intravenous 5mg/kg (5mg/kg)   Environmental Quality and Safety, Supplement. Vol. 1, Pg. 1, 1975.
frog LD50 intramuscular 10mg/kg (10mg/kg)   Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, C: Pharmacology, Toxicology and Endocrinology. Vol. 85, Pg. 249, 1986.
frog LD50 intramuscular 10mg/kg (10mg/kg)   Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, C: Pharmacology, Toxicology and Endocrinology. Vol. 85, Pg. 249, 1986.
frog LD50 intramuscular 10mg/kg (10mg/kg)   Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, C: Pharmacology, Toxicology and Endocrinology. Vol. 85, Pg. 249, 1986.
frog LDLo subcutaneous 30mg/kg (30mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
gerbil LDLo subcutaneous 7500ug/kg (7.5mg/kg)   Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society. Vol. 85, Pg. 297, 1965.
guinea pig LD50 oral 63mg/kg (63mg/kg)   Food Research. Vol. 7, Pg. 313, 1942.
guinea pig LDLo intraperitoneal 233mg/kg (233mg/kg)   Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 11, Pg. 201, 1965.
guinea pig LDLo skin 233mg/kg (233mg/kg)   Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 11, Pg. 201, 1965.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 9300ug/kg (9.3mg/kg) BLOOD: HEMORRHAGE Nippon Eiseigaku Zasshi. Japanese Journal of Hygiene. Vol. 32, Pg. 472, 1977.
mouse LD50 intravenous 3500ug/kg (3.5mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 53, Pg. 510, 1980.
mouse LD50 oral 60mg/kg (60mg/kg)   Acta Pharmacologica et Toxicologica. Vol. 48, Pg. 108, 1981.
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 3200ug/kg (3.2mg/kg)   Acta Pharmacologica et Toxicologica. Vol. 48, Pg. 108, 1981.
pigeon LDLo subcutaneous 30mg/kg (30mg/kg)   "Abdernalden's Handbuch der Biologischen Arbeitsmethoden." Vol. 4, Pg. 1289, 1935.
rabbit LD50 intravenous 2500ug/kg (2.5mg/kg)   "Evaluation of the Impact of Cadmium on the Health of Man", Oxford, UK. Pergamon Press Ltd., 1978Vol. -, Pg. 67, 1978.
rabbit LDLo oral 70mg/kg (70mg/kg)   Environmental Quality and Safety, Supplement. Vol. 1, Pg. 1, 1975.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 18mg/kg (18mg/kg)   Journal of Anatomy. Vol. 97, Pg. 269, 1963.
rat LD50 intramuscular 25mg/kg (25mg/kg)   "Evaluation of the Impact of Cadmium on the Health of Man", Oxford, UK. Pergamon Press Ltd., 1978Vol. -, Pg. 67, 1978.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 1800ug/kg (1.8mg/kg)   EHP, Environmental Health Perspectives. Vol. 28, Pg. 89, 1979.
rat LD50 intravenous 5463ug/kg (5.463mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 41, Pg. 667, 1977.
rat LD50 oral 88mg/kg (88mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

GASTROINTESTINAL: CHANGES IN STRUCTURE OR FUNCTION OF SALIVARY GLANDS

GASTROINTESTINAL: NAUSEA OR VOMITING
Quarterly Bulletin--Association of Food and Drug Officials of the United States. Vol. 15, Pg. 122, 1951.
rat LD50 subcutaneous 15166ug/kg (15.166mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 41, Pg. 667, 1977.
rat LDLo intratracheal 241ug/kg (0.241mg/kg)   Eisei Kagaku. Hygienic Chemistry. Vol. 33, Pg. 360, 1987.
rat LDLo intratracheal 241ug/kg (0.241mg/kg) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: CHANGES IN LUNG WEIGHT

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA
Eisei Kagaku. Hygienic Chemistry. Vol. 33, Pg. 360, 1987.
women LDLo oral 3gm/kg (3000mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: ACUTE PULMONARY EDEMA

VASCULAR: BP LOWERING NOT CHARACTERIZED IN AUTONOMIC SECTION
British Medical Journal. Vol. 292, Pg. 1559, 1986.