International Chemical Safety Cards

CHROMIUM DIOXIDE ICSC: 1310
World Health Organization (WHO) International Labour Organization (ILO) United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) European Commission National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Chromium oxide
CrO2
Molecular mass: 84.00
ICSC #    1310
CAS #     12018-01-8
RTECS # GB6400000
November 25, 1998 Validated
TYPES OF HAZARD/ EXPOSURE ACUTE HAZARDS/ SYMPTOMS PREVENTION FIRST AID/
FIRE FIGHTING
FIRE


EXPLOSION


EXPOSURE
PREVENT DISPERSION OF DUST!

 •INHALATION Cough.
Local exhaust or breathing protection.

 •SKIN Redness.
Protective gloves.
Rinse and then wash skin with water and soap.
 •EYES
Safety spectacles.

 •INGESTION


SPILLAGE DISPOSAL STORAGE PACKAGING & LABELLING
Vacuum spilled material. Sweep spilled substance into containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting. (Extra personal protection: P2 filter respirator for harmful particles).


SEE IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON BACK
ICSC: 1310 Prepared in the context of cooperation between the International Programme on Chemical Safety & the Commission of the European Communities (C) IPCS CEC 1994. No modifications to the International version have been made except to add the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.

International Chemical Safety Cards

CHROMIUM DIOXIDE ICSC: 1310
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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 20C 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. Lungs may be affected by repeated or prolonged exposure , resulting in fibrosis.
PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES
Decomposes below melting point: 250-500C
Density: 4.9 g/cm
Solubility in water: none
ENVIRONMENTAL
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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


ICSC: 1310 CHROMIUM DIOXIDE
(C) IPCS, CEC, 1994
IMPORTANT LEGAL NOTICE: Neither NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS nor any person acting on behalf of NIOSH, the CEC or the IPCS is responsible for the use which might be made of this information. This card contains the collective views of the IPCS Peer Review Committee and may not reflect in all cases all the detailed requirements included in national legislation on the subject. The user should verify compliance of the cards with the relevant legislation in the country of use. The only modifications made to produce the U.S. version is inclusion of the OSHA PELs, NIOSH RELs and NIOSH IDLH values.