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BARIUM CHROMATE

ICSC: 1607

Barium chromate (VI)
Barium chromate (11)
Chromic acid, barium salt 11
C.I. 77103
C.I. Pigment Yellow 31
BaCrO4
Molecular mass: 253.3
ICSC #    1607
CAS #     10294-40-3
RTECS # CQ8760000
April 05, 2006 Validated

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.
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.
Safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water (remove contact lenses if easily possible).
 •INGESTION Burning sensation.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth.

SPILLAGE DISPOSAL

STORAGE

PACKAGING & LABELLING

Personal protection: P3 filter respirator for toxic particles. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers; if appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting, then remove to safe place.
Separated from strong reducing agents , food and feedstuffs .
Do not transport with food and feedstuffs.
Signal: Danger
Flam circle-Health haz
May intensify fire; oxidizer
Causes damage to the nose through prolonged or repeated exposure if inhaled
May cause cancer
ICSC: 1607 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.

BARIUM CHROMATE

ICSC: 1607

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PHYSICAL STATE; APPEARANCE:
YELLOW CRYSTALS.

PHYSICAL DANGERS:


CHEMICAL DANGERS:
Reacts with reducing agents

OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS:
TLV (as insoluble Cr VI compounds): 0.01 mg/m3 (as TWA), A1 (confirmed human carcinogen); (ACGIH 2006).
MAK not established.


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 , the skin and the respiratory tract .

EFFECTS OF LONG-TERM OR REPEATED EXPOSURE:
Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization. Repeated or prolonged inhalation exposure may cause asthma. The substance may have effects on the respiratory tract and kidneys , resulting in nasal septum perforation and kidney impairment . This substance is carcinogenic to humans.

PHYSICAL
PROPERTIES

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

ENVIRONMENTAL
DATA


N O T E S

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

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION



ICSC: 1607 BARIUM CHROMATE
(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.
 
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