Dichloropalladium; Enplate activator 440; Palladium chloride (PdCl2); Palladium dichloride; Palladium(2+) chloride; Palladium(II) chloride; Palladous chloride; [ChemIDplus]
Metals, Inorganic Compounds
Red or brown hygroscopic solid; [HSDB] Dark brown crystalline powder; Insoluble in water; [MSDSonline]
Used in photography, transferring pictures to porcelain, toning solutions, electroplating clocks and watches, making catalysts and indelible inks, finding leaks in buried gas pipes, and for "electroless" coatings for metals; [HSDB]
Danger of skin sensitization; [MAK] May cause dermatitis and skin sensitization; [HSDB] May cause irritation to the cornea; [CAMEO] An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Palladium."
Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent:
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