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Chromic acid

EC / List no.: 231-801-5

CAS no.: 7738-94-5

Mol. formula: CrH2O4

GHS03: Oxidising GHS05: Corrosive GHS08: Serious Health Hazard GHS07: Health hazard GHS06: Acute Toxicity GHS09: Hazardous to the Environment

Danger! According to the classification provided by companies to ECHA in CLP notifications this substance is fatal if swallowed, is fatal if inhaled, is fatal in contact with skin, may cause cancer, is very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects, is very toxic to aquatic life, causes severe skin burns and eye damage, may cause genetic defects, causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure, is suspected of damaging fertility or the unborn child, causes serious eye damage, may cause an allergic skin reaction and may cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.

At least one company has indicated that the substance classification is affected by impurities or additives.

  • C


  • M

Some data submitters indicate they consider this substance as Mutagenic

  • Ss

A majority of data submitters agree this substance is Skin sensitising

  • Sr

A majority of data submitters agree this substance is Respiratory 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).

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