Agent Name

Copper chromite

CAS Number

12053-18-8

Formula

Cr2-Cu2-O5

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Chromium (III) copper (II) oxide; [MSDSonline]

Category

Chromium Compounds, Inorganic

Description

Black powder; [MSDSonline]

Comments

An irritant; [MSDSonline] See "Copper." See Cr(III) compounds in "Chromium."

Exposure Assessment
TLV (ACGIH)

0.003 mg/m3, as Cr(III), inhalable particulate matter

PEL (OSHA)

0.5 mg/m3

MAK

0.01 mg/m3

IDLH (NIOSH)

25 mg/m3

Explanatory Notes

Soluble Cr(III) compounds are assigned RSEN and DSEN; "Trivalent chromium compounds--with the exception of chromium(III) acetate, chromium(III) chloride hexahydrate, and chromium(III) nitrate--are insoluble or poorly soluble in water . . ." [ACGIH]

Adverse Effects
IARC Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

ACGIH Carcinogen

Not Classifiable

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