Agent Name

Potassium chlorotrioxochromate

CAS Number

16037-50-6

Formula

Cl-Cr-O3.K

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chromate(1-), chlorotrioxo-, potassium (1:1), (T-4)-; Chromate(1-), chlorotrioxo-, potassium, (T-4)-; [ChemIDplus] Potassium chlorochromate; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] UN1479

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Orange odorless powder; Soluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Comments

A strong oxidizer that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; An irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Possible carcinogen by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Chromium" and linked occupational diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Yes

TLV (ACGIH)

0.0001 mg/m3, as Cr(VI), inhalable particulate matter

STEL (ACGIH)

0.0005 mg/m3, as Cr(VI), inhalable particulate matter

PEL (OSHA)

0.005 mg/m3, as Cr(VI)

Explanatory Notes

The Guide in the Emergency Response Guidebook is for "Oxidizing solid, n.o.s."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

Hepatotoxin

Hepatotoxin, Secondary

Nephrotoxin

Yes

Dermatotoxin

Skin Burns

IARC Carcinogen

Known Carcinogen

NTP Carcinogen

Human Carcinogen

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Human

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Diseases

Occupational diseases associated with exposure to this agent: