Agent Name

Tricesium chromate

CAS Number

12381-45-2

Formula

Cr-O4.3Cs

Major Category

Metals

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Comments

CrVI compounds are irritants, sensitizers, and may be corrosive to the skin. CrVI compounds are respiratory tract irritants and may cause pulmonary sensitization. CrVI may cause acute tubular necrosis and liver injury. [ATSDR Case Studies] See "Cesium." See "Chromium" and the linked diseases.

Exposure Assessment
Skin Designation (ACGIH)

Insufficient data

TLV (ACGIH)

0.01 mg/m3, as Cr

PEL (OSHA)

0.005 mg/m3, as Cr

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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