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Substance Name: Cadmium
RN: 7440-43-9
UNII: 00BH33GNGH
InChIKey: BDOSMKKIYDKNTQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • An element with atomic symbol Cd, atomic number 48, and atomic weight 112.41. It is a metal and ingestion will lead to CADMIUM POISONING.

Molecular Formula

  • Cd

Molecular Weight

  • 112.41
 

Classification Codes

Classification Codes

  • Human Data
  • Mutation Data
  • Reproductive Effect
  • Tumor Data

Superlist Classification Codes

  • 2007 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 7
  • 2011 CERCLA Priority List, Rank: 7
  • Known to be a Carcinogen
  • Overall Carcinogenic Evaluation: Group 1
  • Reportable Quantity (RQ) = 10 lb
  • TWA see 1910.1027
  • TWA: 0.01 mg/m3, Suspectped human carcinogen, BEI

Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Cadmium

MeSH Heading

  • Cadmium

Synonyms

  • C I 77180
  • C.I. 77180
  • Cadmium
  • CCRIS 112
  • Colloidal cadmium
  • EC 231-152-8
  • EINECS 231-152-8
  • HSDB 282
  • Kadmium
  • Kadmium [German]
  • UNII-00BH33GNGH

Systematic Names

  • Cadmium
  • Cadmium compounds

Superlist Names

  • Cadmium
  • Cadmium [Cadmium and cadmium compounds]
  • Cadmium [Cadmium and certain cadmium compounds]
  • Cadmium, elemental

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 7440-43-9

FDA UNII

  • 00BH33GNGH

System Generated Number

  • 0007440439

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/Cd

InChIKey

BDOSMKKIYDKNTQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

[Cd]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
human LCLo inhalation 39mg/m3/20M (39mg/m3) VASCULAR: THROMBOSIS DISTANT FROM INJECTION SITE

CARDIAC: OTHER CHANGES

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION
American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 31, Pg. 180, 1970.
man LDLo unreported 15mg/kg (15mg/kg)   "Poisoning; Toxicology, Symptoms, Treatments," 2nd ed., Arena, J.M., Springfield, IL, C.C. Thomas, 1970Vol. 2, Pg. 73, 1970.
man TCLo inhalation 88ug/m3/8.6Y (0.088mg/m3) KIDNEY, URETER, AND BLADDER: PROTEINURIS Archives of Environmental Health. Vol. 28, Pg. 147, 1974.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 5700ug/kg (5.7mg/kg)   Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. Vol. 37, Pg. 403, 1976.
mouse LD50 oral 890mg/kg (890mg/kg)   "Aktual'nye Problemy Gigieny Truda. Current Problems of Labor Hygiene," Tarasenko, N.Y., ed. Moscow, Pervyi Moskovskii Meditsinskii Inst., 1978Vol. -, Pg. 14, 1978.
mouse LD50 unreported 890mg/kg (890mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 22(5), Pg. 6, 1978.
rabbit LDLo intravenous 5mg/kg (5mg/kg)   Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the British Empire. Vol. 35, Pg. 693, 1928.
rabbit LDLo oral 70mg/kg (70mg/kg)   Archives des Maladies Professionnelles de Medecine du Travail et de Securite Sociale. Vol. 34, Pg. 127, 1973.
rabbit LDLo subcutaneous 6mg/kg (6mg/kg)   "Problemes de Toxicologie Alimentaire," Truhaut, R., Paris, France, L'evolution Pharmaceutique, 1955Vol. -, Pg. -, 1955.
rat LC50 inhalation 25mg/m3/30M (25mg/m3) LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: DYSPNEA Sangyo Igaku. Japanese Journal of Industrial Health. Vol. 16, Pg. 212, 1974.
rat LD50 oral 2330mg/kg (2330mg/kg)   "Evaluation of the Impact of Cadmium on the Health of Man", Oxford, UK. Pergamon Press Ltd., 1978Vol. -, Pg. 67, 1978.
rat LD50 unreported 1140mg/kg (1140mg/kg)   Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya. Labor Hygiene and Occupational Diseases. Vol. 22(5), Pg. 6, 1978.