Cobalt(II) chromate

  • Cobaltous chromate
Formula
CoCrO4
Description
Dark green crystals or powder. Odorless.
Uses
Green pigment for ceramics.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
13455-25-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
236-651-4
Merck
12,2499
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
CoCrO4
Formula mass
226.92
Solubility in water
Decomposes.

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Store in a cool, dry location win a tightly sealed container. Keep away from combustibles.
Protection
Goggles and rubber gloves.
Small spills/leaks
Contain spill. Sweep solids with damp sand. Transfer to waste container.
Incompatibilities
Strong reducing agents, organic material.

Fire.
Fire fighting
Wear SCBA and extinguish with water spray.
Fire potential
May cause fire with strong reducing agents or when heated with organics.

Health.
Exposure limit(s)
NIOSH PEL:CL 0.05 mg/m3 (as Cr).
Exposure effects
Toxic. Irritrant to skin, eyes and nasal passages. COnsidered to be carcinogenic.

First aid
 
   Inhalation
Give water or milk and induce vomiting. Seek medical attention.
   Skin
Wash thoroughly with water.
   Eyes
Wash thoroughly with water. Seek medical attention.

Transport.
Hazard class
9