Agent Name

Chromium carbide

CAS Number

12012-35-0

Formula

C2-Cr3

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chromium carbide (Cr3C2); Trichromium dicarbide; [ChemIDplus] Chromic carbide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Crystals; [Hawley]

Sources/Uses

Used in extrusion dyes, pumps, valves, and spray-on coatings; [Hawley]

Comments

May be harmful after ingestion, inhalation, or skin contact; May damage eyes; "Stable under recommended storage conditions." [MSDSonline] See "CARBIDES." See "Chromium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Cr

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as Cr

Explanatory Notes

VP = practically zero; Mp = 1900 deg C; [MSDSonline]

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