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Chromium(III) Potassium Sulfate Solution

CrK(SO4)2

MDL Number:

MFCD00011363

EC No.:

233-401-6

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Chromium(III) Potassium Sulfate Solution Properties

Compound Formula

CrKO8S2

Molecular Weight

283.22

Appearance

Purple liquid

Melting Point

N/A

Boiling Point

N/A

Density

1.12 g/cm3

Exact Mass

282.807673

Monoisotopic Mass

282.807673

Chromium(III) Potassium Sulfate Solution Health & Safety Information

Signal Word Warning
Hazard Statements H315-H319-H411
Hazard Codes N/A
Precautionary Statements P305 + P351 + P338
Risk Codes N/A
Safety Statements N/A
RTECS Number NONH
Transport Information NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 2
GHS Pictograms

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SAFETY DATA SHEET

Date Accessed: 09/23/2017
Date Revised: 05/15/2015

SECTION 1. IDENTIFICATION

Product Name: Chromium(III) Potassium Sulfate Solution

Product Number: All applicable American Elements product codes, e.g. CR-KSAT-02-SOL , CR-KSAT-03-SOL , CR-KSAT-04-SOL , CR-KSAT-05-SOL

CAS #: 10141-00-1

Relevant identified uses of the substance: Scientific research and development

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SECTION 2. HAZARDS IDENTIFICATION

2.1 Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
Skin irritation (Category 2), H315
Eye irritation (Category 2A), H319
Acute aquatic toxicity (Category 3), H402
Chronic aquatic toxicity (Category 3), H412
For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.
2.2 GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements

Exclamation Mark - GHS07

Pictogram
Signal word Warning
Hazard statement(s)
H315 Causes skin irritation.
H319 Causes serious eye irritation.
H412 Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary statement(s)
P264 Wash skin thoroughly after handling.
P273 Avoid release to the environment.
P280 Wear eye protection/ face protection.
P280 Wear protective gloves.
P302 + P352 IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338 IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove
contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P332 + P313 If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/ attention.
P337 + P313 If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/ attention.
P362 Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse.
P501 Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant.
2.3 Hazards not otherwise classified (HNOC) or not covered by GHS - none


SECTION 3. COMPOSITION/INFORMATION ON INGREDIENTS

3.2 Mixtures
Formula : CrKO8S2
Molecular weight : 283.22 g/mol
Hazardous components
Component Classification Concentration
Chromium potassium bis(sulphate)
CAS-No.
EC-No.
10141-00-1
233-401-6
Skin Irrit. 2; Eye Irrit. 2A;
STOT SE 3; Aquatic Acute 2;
Aquatic Chronic 2; H315,
H319, H335, H411
>= 10 - < 20 %
For the full text of the H-Statements mentioned in this Section, see Section 16.


SECTION 4. FIRST AID MEASURES

4.1 Description of first aid measures
General advice
Consult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance.Move out of dangerous area.
If inhaled
If breathed in, move person into fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
In case of skin contact
Wash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
In case of eye contact
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
If swallowed
Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.
4.2 Most important symptoms and effects, both acute and delayed
The most important known symptoms and effects are described in the labelling (see section 2.2) and/or in section 11
4.3 Indication of any immediate medical attention and special treatment needed
No data available


SECTION 5. FIREFIGHTING MEASURES

5.1 Extinguishing media
Suitable extinguishing media
Use water spray, alcohol-resistant foam, dry chemical or carbon dioxide.
5.2 Special hazards arising from the substance or mixture
Nature of decomposition products not known.
5.3 Advice for firefighters
Wear self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting if necessary.
5.4 Further information
No data available


SECTION 6. ACCIDENTAL RELEASE MEASURES

6.1 Personal precautions, protective equipment and emergency procedures
Use personal protective equipment. Avoid breathing vapours, mist or gas. Ensure adequate ventilation.
For personal protection see section 8.
6.2 Environmental precautions
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the environment
must be avoided.
6.3 Methods and materials for containment and cleaning up
Soak up with inert absorbent material and dispose of as hazardous waste. Keep in suitable, closed containers for
disposal.
6.4 Reference to other sections
For disposal see section 13.


SECTION 7. HANDLING AND STORAGE

7.1 Precautions for safe handling
Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid inhalation of vapour or mist.
For precautions see section 2.2.
7.2 Conditions for safe storage, including any incompatibilities
Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.
Storage class (TRGS 510): Non Combustible Liquids
7.3 Specific end use(s)
Apart from the uses mentioned in section 1.2 no other specific uses are stipulated


SECTION 8. EXPOSURE CONTROLS/PERSONAL PROTECTION

8.1 Control parameters
Components with workplace control parameters
Component CAS-No. Value Control
parameters
Basis
Chromium
potassium
bis(sulphate)
10141-00-1 TWA 0.500000
mg/m3
USA. Occupational Exposure Limits
(OSHA) - Table Z-1 Limits for Air
Contaminants
TWA 0.500000
mg/m3
USA. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values
(TLV)
Remarks Upper Respiratory Tract irritation
Skin irritation
Not classifiable as a human carcinogen
varies
TWA 0.500000
mg/m3
USA. NIOSH Recommended
Exposure Limits
Chromium(III) compounds include soluble chromic salts.
See Appendix C
TWA 0.5 mg/m3 USA. Occupational Exposure Limits
(OSHA) - Table Z-1 Limits for Air
Contaminants
TWA 0.5 mg/m3 USA. ACGIH Threshold Limit Values
(TLV)
Upper Respiratory Tract irritation
Skin irritation
Not classifiable as a human carcinogen
varies
TWA 0.5 mg/m3 USA. NIOSH Recommended
Exposure Limits
Chromium(III) compounds include soluble chromic salts.
See Appendix C
8.2 Exposure controls
Appropriate engineering controls
Handle in accordance with good industrial hygiene and safety practice. Wash hands before breaks and at the end of
workday.
Personal protective equipment
Eye/face protection
Safety glasses with side-shields conforming to EN166 Use equipment for eye protection tested and approved
under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or EN 166(EU).
Skin protection
Handle with gloves. Gloves must be inspected prior to use. Use proper glove removal technique (without
touching glove's outer surface) to avoid skin contact with this product. Dispose of contaminated gloves after
use in accordance with applicable laws and good laboratory practices. Wash and dry hands.
Body Protection
Impervious clothing, The type of protective equipment must be selected according to the concentration and
amount of the dangerous substance at the specific workplace.
Respiratory protection
Where risk assessment shows air-purifying respirators are appropriate use a full-face respirator with multipurpose
combination (US) or type ABEK (EN 14387) respirator cartridges as a backup to engineering controls.
If the respirator is the sole means of protection, use a full-face supplied air respirator. Use respirators and
components tested and approved under appropriate government standards such as NIOSH (US) or CEN (EU).
Control of environmental exposure
Prevent further leakage or spillage if safe to do so. Do not let product enter drains. Discharge into the
environment must be avoided.


SECTION 9. PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

9.1 Information on basic physical and chemical properties
a) Appearance Form: liquid
Colour: violet
b) Odour No data available
c) Odour Threshold No data available
d) pH No data available
e) Melting point/freezing
point
No data available
f) Initial boiling point and
boiling range
No data available
g) Flash point No data available
h) Evaporation rate No data available
i) Flammability (solid, gas) No data available
j) Upper/lower
flammability or
explosive limits
No data available
k) Vapour pressure No data available
l) Vapour density No data available
m) Relative density 1.120 g/cm3
n) Water solubility No data available
o) Partition coefficient: noctanol/
water
No data available
p) Auto-ignition
temperature
No data available
q) Decomposition
temperature
No data available
r) Viscosity No data available
s) Explosive properties No data available
t) Oxidizing properties No data available
9.2 Other safety information
No data available


SECTION 10. STABILITY AND REACTIVITY

10.1 Reactivity
No data available
10.2 Chemical stability
Stable under recommended storage conditions.
10.3 Possibility of hazardous reactions
No data available
10.4 Conditions to avoid
No data available
10.5 Incompatible materials
Strong oxidizing agents
10.6 Hazardous decomposition products
Other decomposition products - No data available
In the event of fire: see section 5


SECTION 11. TOXICOLOGICAL INFORMATION

11.1 Information on toxicological effects
Acute toxicity
Inhalation: No data available
Dermal: No data available
No data available
Skin corrosion/irritation
No data available
Serious eye damage/eye irritation
No data available
Respiratory or skin sensitisation
No data available
Germ cell mutagenicity
No data available
Carcinogenicity
IARC: 3 - Group 3: Not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (Chromium potassium
bis(sulphate))
NTP: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a
known or anticipated carcinogen by NTP.
OSHA: No component of this product present at levels greater than or equal to 0.1% is identified as a
carcinogen or potential carcinogen by OSHA.
Reproductive toxicity
No data available
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - single exposure
No data available
Specific target organ toxicity - repeated exposure
No data available
Aspiration hazard
No data available
Additional Information
RTECS: Not available
To the best of our knowledge, the chemical, physical, and toxicological properties have not been thoroughly
investigated.
Stomach - Irregularities - Based on Human Evidence
Stomach - Irregularities - Based on Human Evidence (Chromium potassium bis(sulphate))


SECTION 12. ECOLOGICAL INFORMATION

12.1 Toxicity
No data available
12.2 Persistence and degradability
No data available
12.3 Bioaccumulative potential
No data available
12.4 Mobility in soil
No data available
12.5 Results of PBT and vPvB assessment
PBT/vPvB assessment not available as chemical safety assessment not required/not conducted
12.6 Other adverse effects
An environmental hazard cannot be excluded in the event of unprofessional handling or disposal.
Harmful to aquatic life.


SECTION 13. DISPOSAL CONSIDERATIONS

13.1 Waste treatment methods
Product
Offer surplus and non-recyclable solutions to a licensed disposal company. Contact a licensed professional waste
disposal service to dispose of this material.
Contaminated packaging
Dispose of as unused product.


SECTION 14. TRANSPORT INFORMATION

DOT (US)
Not dangerous goods
IMDG
Not dangerous goods
IATA
Not dangerous goods


SECTION 15. REGULATORY INFORMATION

SARA 302 Components
No chemicals in this material are subject to the reporting requirements of SARA Title III, Section 302.
SARA 313 Components
The following components are subject to reporting levels established by SARA Title III, Section 313:
Chromium potassium bis(sulphate)
CAS-No.
10141-00-1
Revision Date
1993-04-24
SARA 311/312 Hazards
Acute Health Hazard, Chronic Health Hazard
Massachusetts Right To Know Components
Chromium potassium bis(sulphate)
CAS-No.
10141-00-1
Revision Date
1993-04-24
Pennsylvania Right To Know Components
Water
CAS-No.
7732-18-5
Revision Date
Chromium potassium bis(sulphate) 10141-00-1 1993-04-24
New Jersey Right To Know Components
Water
CAS-No.
7732-18-5
Revision Date
Chromium potassium bis(sulphate) 10141-00-1 1993-04-24
California Prop. 65 Components
This product does not contain any chemicals known to State of California to cause cancer, birth defects, or any other
reproductive harm.


16. OTHER INFORMATION

Safety Data Sheet according to Regulation (EC) No. 1907/2006 (REACH). The above information is believed to be correct but does not purport to be all inclusive and shall be used only as a guide. The information in this document is based on the present state of our knowledge and is applicable to the product with regard to appropriate safety precautions. It does not represent any guarantee of the properties of the product. American Elements shall not be held liable for any damage resulting from handling or from contact with the above product. See reverse side of invoice or packing slip for additional terms and conditions of sale. COPYRIGHT 1997-2016 AMERICAN ELEMENTS. LICENSED GRANTED TO MAKE UNLIMITED PAPER COPIES FOR INTERNAL USE ONLY.

About Chromium(III) Potassium Sulfate Solution

Sulfate IonChromium Potassium Sulfate Solution is generally immediately available in most volumes. High purity, submicron and nanopowder forms may be considered.Sulfate compounds are salts or esters of sulfuric acid formed by replacing one or both of the hydrogens with a metal. Most metal sulfate compounds are readily soluble in water for uses such as water treatment, unlike fluorides and oxides which tend to be insoluble. Organometallic forms are soluble in organic solutions and sometimes in both aqueous and organic solutions. Metallic ions can also be dispersed utilizing suspended or coated nanoparticles and deposited utilizing sputtering targets and evaporation materials for uses such as solar cells and fuel cells. American Elements produces to many standard grades when applicable, including Mil Spec (military grade); ACS, Reagent and Technical Grade; Food, Agricultural and Pharmaceutical Grade; Optical Grade, USP and EP/BP (European Pharmacopoeia/British Pharmacopoeia) and follows applicable ASTM testing standards. Typical and custom packaging is available. Additional technical, research and safety (MSDS) information is available as is a Reference Calculator for converting relevant units of measurement.

Chromium(III) Potassium Sulfate Solution Synonyms

Aqueous chromium potassium sulfate; chromous potassium disulfate; chromium potassium bis(sulphate); chrome alum; Potassium chromium alum; Potassium chromic sulfate; Chromic potassium sulphate

Chromium(III) Potassium Sulfate Solution Chemical Identifiers

Linear Formula

CrK(SO4)2

Pubchem CID

61489

MDL Number

MFCD00011363

EC No.

233-401-6

Beilstein Registry No.

N/A

IUPAC Name

potassium; chromium(3+); disulfate

SMILES

[Cr+3].[K+].[O-]S(=O)(=O)[O-].[O-]S([O-])(=O)=O

InchI Identifier

InChI=1S/Cr.K.2H2O4S/c;;2*1-5(2,3)4/h;;2*(H2,1,2,3,4)/q+3;+1;;/p-4

InchI Key

OIDPCXKPHYRNKH-UHFFFAOYSA-J

Packaging Specifications

Typical bulk packaging includes palletized plastic 5 gallon/25 kg. pails, fiber and steel drums to 1 ton super sacks in full container (FCL) or truck load (T/L) quantities. Research and sample quantities and hygroscopic, oxidizing or other air sensitive materials may be packaged under argon or vacuum. Shipping documentation includes a Certificate of Analysis and Safety Data Sheet (SDS). Solutions are packaged in polypropylene, plastic or glass jars up to palletized 440 gallon liquid totes, and 36,000 lb. tanker trucks.

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