Agent Name

Reinecke salt

CAS Number

13573-16-5

Formula

C4-H6-Cr-N6-S4.H4-N

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Ammonium diamminetetrakis(thiocyanato-N)chromate(1-); Chromate(1-), diamminetetrakis(thiocyanato-N)-, ammonium; Chromate(1-), diamminetetrakis(thiocyanato-N)-, ammonium, (OC-6-11)-; Chromate(1-), diamminetetrakis(thiocyanato-kappaN)-, ammonium (1:1), (OC-6-11)-; Chromate(1-), diamminetetrakis(thiocyanato-kappaN)-, ammonium, (OC-6-11)-; [ChemIDplus] Ammonium reineckate; Ammonium tetrathiocyanodiammonochromate; [Merck Index] Ammonium diamminetetrathiocyanatochromate(III); [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Exists as the monohydrate: Dark red or red solid; Sparingly soluble in cold water; Soluble in hot water; [Merck Index] Dark red odorless powder; Partially soluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a precipitant (primary and secondary amines, proline, hydroxyproline, and certain amino acids) and reagent (mercury); [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; Harmful by ingestion, inhalation, and skin absorption; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See Cr(III) compounds in "Chromium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Cr

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as Cr

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