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BARIUM CHROMATE
ICSC: 1607
Peer-Review Status: 05.04.2006 Validated
Barium chromate (VI)
Barium chromate (1:1)
Chromic acid, barium salt 1:1
C.I. 77103
C.I. Pigment Yellow 31 
CAS #: 10294-40-3 RTECS #: CQ8760000
EINECS #: 233-660-5
    Formula: BaCrO4
Molecular mass: 253.3

TYPES OF
HAZARD /
EXPOSURE
ACUTE HAZARDS / SYMPTOMS      PREVENTION      FIRST AID / FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE Not combustible.    In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media. 
EXPLOSION      
 
EXPOSURE   PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST! AVOID ALL CONTACT!   
Inhalation Cough. Sore throat.  Use local exhaust or breathing protection.  Fresh air, rest. 
Skin Redness.  Protective gloves. Protective clothing.  Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap. 
Eyes Redness. Pain.  Wear safety goggles.  Rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible). 
Ingestion Burning sensation.  Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.  Rinse mouth. 

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL
PACKAGING & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. Then store and dispose of according to local regulations.  Do not transport with food and feedstuffs. 
EC Classification
 
UN Classification
 
GHS Classification
Signal: Danger
May intensify fire; oxidizer
Causes damage to the nose through prolonged or repeated exposure if if inhaled
May cause cancer 
flam circlecancer;health haz

EMERGENCY RESPONSE SAFE STORAGE
  Separated from strong reducing agents and food and feedstuffs. 

IMPORTANT DATA
Physical State; Appearance
YELLOW CRYSTALS. 

Physical dangers
 

Chemical dangers
Reacts with reducing agents. 

Occupational exposure limits
TLV: 0.01mg/m³ as TWA; A1 (confirmed human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2006). 

Routes of exposure
The substance can be absorbed into the body by inhalation of its aerosol and by ingestion. 

Inhalation risk
A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed, especially if powdered. 

Effects of short-term exposure
The substance is irritating to the eyes, skin and respiratory tract. 

Effects of long-term or repeated exposure
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. Repeated or prolonged inhalation may cause asthma. Repeated or prolonged inhalation may cause nasal ulceration. This may result in perforation of the nasal septum. The substance may have effects on the kidneys. This may result in kidney impairment. This substance is carcinogenic to humans. 


PHYSICAL PROPERTIES ENVIRONMENTAL DATA
Melting point: 1380°C
Density: 4.5 g/cm³
Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 0.00026 (none) 
 

NOTES
Do NOT take working clothes home.
Card has been partially updated in January 2008: see GHS classification. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

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