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Also known as green compound for buffing and polishing, it can be used as abrasives. Apart from being used as a precursor to the magnetic pigment viz., chromium dioxide, it is used in inks, glasses, and pigments (viridian). They are employed as plating agents and surface treating agents. It is a catalyst in the Phillips process of manufacture of high density polythene.
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Gefahrenhinweise (EU): H302-H332-H317
Harmful if swallowed. Harmful if inhaled. May cause an allergic skin reaction.
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