In case of fire in the surroundings, use appropriate extinguishing media.
Cough. Sore throat.
Use local exhaust or breathing protection.
Fresh air, rest.
Protective gloves. Protective clothing.
Rinse skin with plenty of water or shower.
Wear safety goggles.
First rinse with plenty of water for several minutes (remove contact lenses if easily possible), then refer for medical attention.
Nausea. Abdominal pain. Vomiting. Diarrhoea.
Do not eat, drink, or smoke during work.
Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Give one or two glasses of water to drink. Refer for medical attention .
CLASSIFICATION & LABELLING
Personal protection: particulate filter respirator adapted to the airborne concentration of the substance. Do NOT let this chemical enter the environment. Vacuum spilled material with specialist equipment. Sweep spilled substance into covered containers. If appropriate, moisten first to prevent dusting.
According to UN GHS Criteria
Transportation UN Classification
CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE SULFATE
PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL INFORMATION
Physical State; Appearance GREEN POWDER.
Chemical dangers Decomposes on heating. This produces toxic fumes. The solution in water is a weak acid.
Molecular mass: 165.1
Melting point: >900°C Density: 1.25 g/cm³ Solubility in water, g/100ml at 20°C: 200
EXPOSURE & HEALTH EFFECTS
Routes of exposure
Effects of short-term exposure The substance is irritating to the respiratory tract.
Inhalation risk A harmful concentration of airborne particles can be reached quickly when dispersed.
Effects of long-term or repeated exposure Repeated or prolonged contact may cause skin sensitization.
OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE LIMITS
TLV: (as Cr(III), inhalable fraction): 0.003 mg/m3, as TWA; (DSEN); (RSEN); A4 (not classifiable as a human carcinogen). MAK: sensitization of skin (SH)
The substance is toxic to aquatic organisms.
Do NOT take working clothes home.
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