Cadmium Oxide

Availability

Cadmium fume is usually available in various concentration. 
Special packaging requirements are available upon request. Cadmium(II) Oxide is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Formula

CdO

CAS

1306-19-0

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Cadmium Oxide

Distributor of cadmium oxide

Description

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Appearance

Cadmium oxide is a powder that varies from yellow to a reddish-yellow to a brownish-yellow colour.

Solubility

Cadmium oxide is insoluble in water, and in alkali solution, but it is soluble in diluted acids.

Uses

Oxide of cadmium is one of the main precursors to other cadmium compounds. It crystallizes in a cubic rocksalt lattice like sodium chloride, with octahedral cation and anion centers. It occurs naturally as the rare mineral monteponite. Cadmium oxide is an n-type semiconductor with a band gap of 2.16 eV at room temperature. Cadmium monoxide is mainly used in the ceramic industry as a pigment or as a catalyst in the dehydrogenation reactions of alcohol. Cadmium oxide is used as an additive in electrolytic baths.

Classification

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 8, 10,13, 14, 15. Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application.

Safety

Request safety data sheet (SDS) and refer to points 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 13, 14, 15.

Specifications

Technical specifications are provided on request according to the application: cadmium oxide is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Oxide of cadmium, cadmium(II) oxide, cadmium monoxide, cadmiumfume.