Agent Name

Chromic oxide hydrated

CAS Number

12001-99-9

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

CI 77289; Chromium hydroxide green; Hydrated chromium sesquioxide; Pigment green 18; C.I. Pigment Green 18; [ChemIDplus] Guignet's green; [Ullmann]

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Light green finely divided powder; [MSDSonline] A brilliant emerald-green pigment called Guignet's green; [Ullmann]

Sources/Uses

A purified colorant used to color various foods, drugs, and cosmetics; [MSDSonline] "Hydrated chromium oxide green" is a pigment similar to Guignet's green; it is prepared differently and has less intense color; [Ullmann]

Comments

See "Chromium III oxide."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.5 mg/m3, as Cr

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3, as Cr

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