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Potassium chromate

EC / List no.: 232-140-5

CAS no.: 7789-00-6

Mol. formula: CrK2O4

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (CLP00) approved by the European Union, this substance may cause genetic defects, may cause cancer by inhalation, is very toxic to aquatic life, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, causes serious eye irritation, causes skin irritation, may cause an allergic skin reaction and may cause respiratory irritation.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance may cause cancer.

  • C

Carcinogenic

  • M

Mutagenic

  • Ss

Skin sensitising

  • Substance of very high concern (SVHC) and included in the candidate list for authorisation.
  • Substance of very high concern requiring authorisation before it is used (Annex XIV of REACH).

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 1 - 10 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or in which chemical products the substance might be used. ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment.

Article service life

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates) and as processing aid.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals and metal surface treatment products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid, of substances in closed systems with minimal release, in processing aids at industrial sites and in the production of articles.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals and metal surface treatment products.
This substance has an industrial use resulting in manufacture of another substance (use of intermediates).
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging and scientific research and development.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals and electrical, electronic and optical equipment.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid, of substances in closed systems with minimal release, in processing aids at industrial sites and in the production of articles.

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, formulation in materials, as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates), as processing aid, of substances in closed systems with minimal release, in processing aids at industrial sites and in the production of articles.

The InfoCard summarises the non-confidential data on substances as held in the databases of the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), including data provided by third parties. The InfoCard is automatically generated. Information requirements under different legislative frameworks may therefore not be up–to–date or complete. Substance manufacturers and importers are responsible for consulting official publications. This InfoCard is covered by the ECHA Legal Disclaimer.

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