Agent Name

Chromium(II) sulfate

CAS Number

13825-86-0

Formula

Cr.H2-O4-S

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chromous sulfate; Sulfuric acid, chromium(2+) salt (1:1); [ChemIDplus]

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Sources/Uses

Used in oxygen absorption and in chemical analysis, dehydrohalogenating, and reducing; [Merck Index]

Comments

CrIII compounds do not cause chrome ulcerations but may cause allergic dermatitis in workers with prior sensitization to CrVI compounds. [ILO Encyclo] CrIII is an essential trace mineral in the human diet. [ATSDR Case Studies] See "Chromium."

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as Cr

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