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CHROMIUM DIOXIDE
ICSC: 1310
Peer-Review Status: 25.11.1998 Validated
Chromium oxide 
CAS #: 12018-01-8 RTECS #: GB6400000
EINECS #: 234-630-4
    Formula: CrO2
Molecular mass: 84.00

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE      
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!   
Inhalation Cough.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.   
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes   Wear safety spectacles.   
Ingestion      

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Vacuum spilled material with specialist equipment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles.   
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
 

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
   

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
BROWN-BLACK POWDER. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV (NOT-ESTABLISHED):. 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation. 

Inhalation risk
Evaporation at 20°C is negligible; a harmful concentration of airborne particles can, however, be reached quickly. 

Effects of short-term exposure
 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact with skin may cause dermatitis. Repeated or prolonged inhalation may cause effects on the lungs. This may result in fibrosis. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Decomposes at 250-500°C
Density: 4.9 g/cm³
Solubility in water: none 
 

NOTES
 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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