- Cupric chromate
- Cupric chromate(VI)
- Copper(II) chromate
- Chromic acid (H2CrO4), copper(2+) salt (1:1)
Fungicide, seed protectant, wood preservative, mordant in dyeing textiles and protecting textiles against insects and microorganisms.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
R 43 49 50 53
S 45 53 60 61
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Solubility in water
Hazards and Protection.
Store in cool place and out of direct sunlight. Store in well ventilated area. Store away from foodstuffs. Keep containers securely sealed and protected against physical damage.
Wear suitable protective clothing and gloves to prevent skin contact. Use chemical safety goggles. Where dust or splashing of solutions is possible, use full face shield.
Suitable respirator. (AS 1716)
Do NOT touch or walk through this product. Do NOT touch damaged containers or spilled material unless wearing appropriate protective clothing. Stop leak if safe to do so. Prevent entry into waterways, drains, confined areas. Cover with plastic sheet to minimize spreading. Absorb with earth, sand or other non-combustible material and transfer to container. DO NOT GET WATER INSIDE CONTAINERS. SEEK EXPERT ADVICE ON HANDLING AND DISPOSAL.
Gradually decomposes to CuCr2O4 above 400 C.
Extinguish using medium most suitable for surrounding fire. Use suitable protective equipment for surrounding fire.
Material does not burn.
Fire or heat will produce irritating, poisonous and/or corrosive gases.
TWA: 0.05 mg/m3 - Chromium (VI) compounds (as Cr)
Repeated or prolonged skin contact may cause chronic dermatitis.
Toxic if swallowed. May cause nausea and stomach cramps.
Irritating to respiratory system. May cause ulceration and perforation of the nasal septum, rhinitis and pharyngitis.
Irritating to skin. May cause sensitization by skin contact. Contact with breaks in skin may cause slow-healing 'chrome' ulcers.
Irritating to eyes.
Rinse mouth thoroughly with water. If swallowed, and if more than 15 minutes from a hospital, induce vomiting, preferably using Ipecac syrup, APF. Seek immediate medical attention.
Remove victim to fresh air. Employ artificial respiration if indicated. Seek medical attention.
Wash affected areas with copious quantities of water immediately. Remove contaminated clothing and wash before re-use. Seek medical attention.
Immediately irrigate with copious quantity of water for at least 15 minutes. Eyelids to be held open. Seek immediate medical assistance.