Cadmium fluoride

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Cadmium fluoride is a chemical compound. Its chemical formula is CdF2. It has cadmium and fluoride ions in it.

Properties[change | change source]

Cadmium fluoride is a gray solid. It does not dissolve in water very well. It is toxic.

Preparation[change | change source]

It is made by reacting cadmium with hydrogen fluoride, hydrofluoric acid, or fluorine.

Uses[change | change source]

Cadmium fluoride is used in organic chemistry, as well as in medicine for fluoride treatment.

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