Cadmium Sulfide

Availability

Special and quality requirements for cadmium sulphide are available upon request: cadmium sulfide is normally available in various concentrations.

Formula

CdS

CAS

1306-23-6

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Cadmium Sulfide

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Description

Cadmium sulphide occurs naturally as a mineral in a crystalline and shapeless form; the shapeless form has a mainly yellow, orange or brown colour. There are various cadmium pigments which are very resistant to heat and alkalis but not very resistant to acids.

Appearance

Cadmium sulphide naturally occurs as a mineral; it is found in a crystalline or shapeless form. The shapeless form of cadmium sulphide is yellow, orange or brown.

Solubility

Cadmium sulphide is not soluble in water but soluble in cold diluted HCI or sulphuric acid. Cadmium oxide easily decomposes and dissolves in nitric acid which has not been diluted too much. Yellow cad

Uses

Cadmium sulphide is a pigment widely used for painting, colouring soap, fabrics and paper. Bright yellow cadmium sulphide is a fluorescent pigment.

Classification

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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 sulfide is stored in original packing and under conditions mentioned on the safety data sheet (SDS).

Synonyms

Cadmium sulphide