Cadmium, dross (273-707-7)

Substance description/characteristics

  1. Name and other identifiers of the substance:

The substance Cadmium, dross is a UVCB (origin: inorganic)

Public name: Cadmium dross


Substance identity:
EC number: 273-707-7
EC name: Cadmium, dross
CAS number (EC inventory): 69011-69-4
Description: The scum is isolated, from the molten metallic bath, by mechanical separation (rattling). The separated material is poured into small containers near the furnace or the casting line and allowed to cool down.
Further transfer of the Cadmium-dross to enclosed or covered buildings through especially designed transfer units, i.e. trucks, big-bags or containers, in accordance with legislation. Cadmium-dross is used to produce Cadmium metal and Cadmium compounds.
Molecular formula:  n.a.
Molecular weight range:  n.a.


  1. Composition of the substance

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  1. Classification revised 2012

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