Cadmium distearate; Cadmium(II) stearate; Cadmium(II) dioctadecanoate
3D model (Jmol)
|Molar mass||679.37 g·mol−1|
|Melting point||134 °C (273 °F; 407 K)|
|US health exposure limits (NIOSH):|
|[1910.1027] TWA 0.005 mg/m3 (as Cd)|
IDLH (Immediate danger)
|Ca [9 mg/m3 (as Cd)]|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Cadmium stearate or cadmium distearate is a chemical compound with the formula C36H70CdO4. It is classified as an extremely hazardous substance in the United States as defined in Section 302 of the U.S. Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act (42 U.S.C. 11002), and is subject to strict reporting requirements by facilities which produce, store, or use it in significant quantities.
Its primary uses are as a lubricant and heat stabilizer in plastics.
- "NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards #0087". National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).
- "40 C.F.R.: Appendix A to Part 355—The List of Extremely Hazardous Substances and Their Threshold Planning Quantities" (PDF) (July 1, 2008 ed.). Government Printing Office. Retrieved October 29, 2011.
- Cadmium stearate. MSDS