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Cesium Toxicology

Identification and Uses

CAS number : 20281-00-9

Molecular formula : CS2O

Uses and Emission Sources :

Toxicology

I-Mode of Entry

II-Effects of Overexposure

This product is a severe corrosive to :

It may cause a chemical pneumonitis.

Carcinogenicity

It is not considered carcinogenic by many regulatory bodies.

First Aid

I-Eyes

Immediately flush eyes with water for at least 15 minutes.

II-Skin

Wash the affected area with soap and water for at least 5 minutes.

III-Inhalation

Remove the victim to fresh air and seek medical attention if coughing or shortness of breath or irritation persists.

IV-Ingestion

Give victim plenty of water and seek medical attention.

References

  1. Occupational Medicine,Carl Zenz, last edition.
  2. Clinical Environmental Health and Toxic Exposures, Sullivan & Krieger; last edition.
  3. Sax's Dangerous Properties of Industrial Materials, Lewis C., last edition.
  4. Toxicologie Industrielle et Intoxications Professionnelles, Lauwerys R.R. last edition.
  5. Chemical Hazards of the Workplace, Proctor & Hughes, 4th edition.

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Edouard Bastarache is a well known doctor that has written many articles on the subject of toxicity of ceramic materials and books on technical aspects of ceramics. He writes in both English and French.
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