Chromic Acid

CAS #: 7738-94-5; 11115-74-5 (Hexahydrate)

Synonyms: Chromium troxide; chromic anhydride; chromic oxide

Uses: Chemicals (chromates, oxidizing agents, catalysts), chromium- plating intermediate, medicine (caustic), process engraving, anodizing, ceramic glazes, colored glass, metal cleaning, inks, tanning, paints, textile mordant, etchant for plastics.

Hazard: Powerful oxidizing agent, may explode on contact with reducing agents, may ignite on contact with organic materials. A poison. Corrosive to skin. TLV: 0.05mg/m3 of air. A human carcinogen.