Meaning : DiMethyl Cadmium
Category : Chemistry
Sub Category : Organic / Industrial
What does DMCD mean or stand for ?
DMCD as it is affectionately acronym-ed has the chemical formula C2H6Cd.It is one of the most hazardous,toxic and potent organic compounds in the world.Due to its high toxicity on exposure,it rare finds any industrial use.
However it is used to synthesize other organic compounds in a chemistry laboratory and is used there.
In its natural form it is a colorless liquid,but even this state is not stable and fumes from this liquid are extremely dangerous.What makes it so poisonous in its gaseous state is its ability to get absorbed by blood tissues easily.It can be deadly if inhaled in even moderate quantities.