What is it?
Cadmium chloride is a metal compound primarily used in photography, electroplating and dyeing.

How can I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

Uses:
  • Anticorrosive agents
  • Batteries (dry)
  • Cadmium yellow used as pigment for glass, tattoos, and paints
  • Dyeing and calico printing
  • Electroplating
  • Fungicide
  • Fungicide
  • Galvanoplasty
  • Insecticide
  • Lubricant
  • Manufacturing of special mirrors
  • Neuron brake in atomic piles
  • Pesticide
  • Photo copying
  • Plastics (stabilizer)
  • Soldering and welding
  • Tattoos
  • Vacuum tube industry

Other names for Cadmium Chloride:
  • Caddy
  • Vi-Cad
  • Cadmium dichloride
  • Cd

How safe is it?

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