Agent Name

Pyridinium chlorochromate

CAS Number

26299-14-9

Formula

C5-H5-N.Cl-Cr-O3.H

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chromate(1-), chlorotrioxo-, (T-4)-, hydrogen, compd. with pyridine (1:1); [ChemIDplus] (T-4)-Chlorotrioxochromate(1-) hydrogen compd with pyridine (1:1); PCC; [Merck Index] UN1479

Category

Organic Compounds, Metal Salts

Description

Orange-yellow solid; [Merck Index] Orange crystalline powder; Soluble in water; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in organic synthesis (oxidizing agent); [Merck Index]

Comments

An oxidizer that may cause fire on contact with combustible materials; An eye irritant; May cause skin sensitization; Possible carcinogen by inhalation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Potassium chlorotrioxochromate." See "Chromium."

Exposure Assessment
Explanatory Notes

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

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

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