Potassium chromate (K2CrO4)

Substance: potassium chromate.

Also known as: O r a l - M o u s e - 1 8 0 m g / k g

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Hazard information danger

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Systemic health hazards

Hazard statements

  • Toxic if swallowed
  • Causes skin irritation
  • May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • Causes serious eye irritation
  • May cause respiratory irritation
  • May cause genetic defects
  • May cause cancer by inhalation
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects

Precautionary statements

  • Obtain special instructions before use.
  • Avoid release to the environment.
  • Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. [As modified by IV ATP]

Experiments with this reagent