Agent Name

Rubidium dichromate

CAS Number

13446-73-6

Formula

Cr2-H2-O7.2Rb

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chromic acid (H2Cr2O7), dirubidium salt (9CI); Dichromic acid (H2Cr2O7), dirubidium salt (8CI); Dirubidium dichromate; Rubidium dichromate(VI) (Rb2Cr2O7) (6CI,7CI); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Sodium dichromate is soluble in water;

Comments

See "Rubidium." See "Potassium dichromate." 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

ACGIH Carcinogen

Confirmed Human

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Diseases

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