Agent Name

Magnesium dichromate

CAS Number

14104-85-9

Formula

Cr2-H2-O7.Mg

Major Category

Metals

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Calcium dichromate is soluble in water;

Comments

See "Magnesium chromate." 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)

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

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