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Potassium Dichromate
(Potassium Bichromate)
Rev. Date 04/21/06

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Product Code:   16-5300
Appearance:   Orange Red Granular Powder
Loss on Drying:   0.1% Max.
Assay:   99.0% Min.
Sulfate:   0.1% Max.
Chloride:   0.1% Max
PACKAGING:   50 lb. Drums
USES:   Potassium Dichromate is a corrosion inhibitor. It is also used in manufacturing of other potassium/chromium compounds, manufacture of frits, glass and glazes. It can also be used for pyrotechnic and photographic applications.
HANDLING:   Store material in tightly closed containers. Avoid contact with reducing agents. Good personal hygiene and housekeeping care important when handling any chromium compound. Carcinogen. OSHA PEL and ACGIH TLV-TWA have been established for this compounda t 1mg/m3as CrO3 and as .05mg/m3 as Cr. This product may be subject to SARA section 313 reporting requirements (Cr 35.33%). See the MSDS for more information.
PROPER SHIPPING NAME:   Oxidizing Solid, N.O.S. (Potassium Dichromate)
& SHIPPING INFORMATION:   UN# 1479, Class 5.1, PGIII, Label Code 5.1, RQ 10(4.54)

Potassium Dichromate
(Potassium Bichromate)
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Bulk Density

HX 7680000
398 °C
100 lbs./cu.ft.

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