MSDS of Chromic Acid

MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) Chromic Acid
Product Form :    substance
Substance name: Chromic Acid
Formula:             CrO3
Synonyms:          chromia / chromium (IV) oxide / chromic trioxide / chromium andydride / chromium oxide, color red / monochromium oxide / red oxide of chromium
Application:        use of the substance / mixture as oxidant and as reagent

Chemicals Hazards:
  • May cause fire or explosion, strong oxidizer
  • Toxic if swallowed or in contact with skin
  • Causes severe an skin burn and eye damage
  • May cause an allergic skin reaction
  • Fatal if inhaled
  • May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled
  • May cause cancer (inhalation)
  • Suspected of damaging fertility or unborn child
  • Can causes damage to organs (kidneys, liver, respiratory system, skin, eye) through prolonged or repeated exposure
  • Very toxic to aquatic life with long lasting effects
Safety Precaution:
  • Obtain special instructions before use
  • Do not hand until all safety precautions have been read and understood
  • Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames – No smoking
  • Keep / store away from clothing, combustible materials
  • Take anya precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles
  • Do not breathe dust
  • Wash exposed skin thoroughly after handling
  • Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product
  • Use only outdoors or in a well ventilated area
  • Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace
  • Avoid release to the environment
  • Wear fire / flame resistant / retardant clothing
  • If no ventilation in the work place, wear respiratory protection
  • If Swallowed, rinse mouth, do not inducing vomiting
  • If contact to skin or hair; removed / take off immediately all contaminated clothing, rinse skin with water / shower.
  • If Inhaled; removed victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing
  • If contact to eyes; rinse cautiously in flowing water for several minutes. Removed contact lense if use and continuous rinse
  • If stay on clothing; rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes
  • If exposed or concerned: get medical advice / attention
  • If skin irritation or rah occurs: Get medical advice / attention
  • If experiencing respiratory symptoms: Call a poison center / doctor
  • In case of fire: Use of major fire and large quantities; evacuate area. Fight fire remotely due to the risk of explosion.
  • Collect spillage
  • Store in a well ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed
  • Store and locked up
  • Dispose of contents / container to comply with local regulation


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