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36468 Chromium(VI) oxide, ACS, 98+%

CAS Number
Chromic anhydride
Chromic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
36468-22 100g 55.20
36468-36 500g 162.00
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Chromium(VI) oxide, ACS, 98+%


Chemical Properties

Formula Weight
Melting point
Boiling Point
250° dec.
Storage & Sensitivity
Hygroscopic. Ambient temperatures.
Soluble in water, H{2}SO{4}, and alcohol. Also soluble in ether and nitric acid.

Grade Specifications

Maximum level of impurities: Insoluble matter 0.01%, Cl 0.005%, NO3 0.05%, SO4 0.005%, Na 0.2%, Al 0.02%, Ba 0.01%, Fe 0.02%


Chromium plating, copper stripping, aluminum anodizing, corrosion inhibitor, photography, ceramic glazes, colored glass, oxidizing agent in organic chemistry.


Decomposes on heating to Chromic Oxide and Oxygen which support combustion. Its crystals are deliquescent. Not combustible but enhances combustion of other substances. A strong oxidizing agent.

Literature References

Acerson, M. J.; Bingham, B. S.; Allred, C. A.; Andrus, M. B. Design and synthesis of terpene based englerin A mimics using chromium oxide mediated remote CH2 oxidation. Tetrahedron Lett. 2015, , 56, (23), 3277-3280.

Hu, Z.; Xu, M.; Shen, Z.; Yu, J. C. A nanostructured chromium(III) oxide/tungsten(VI) oxide p-n junction photoanode toward enhanced efficiency for water oxidation. J. Mater. Chem. A 2015, , 3, (26), 14046-14053.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H271-H301-H310+H330-H314-H317-H334-H335-H340-H350-H361f-H372

May cause fire or explosion; strong oxidizer. Toxic if swallowed. Fatal in contact with skin. Fatal if inhaled. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause an allergic skin reaction. May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation. May cause genetic defects. May cause cancer. Suspected of damaging fertility. Causes damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P220-P221-P260-P262-P264b-P270-P271-P272-P280g-P281-P283-P284-P285-P302+P350-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P306+P360-P310-P330-P331-P333+P313-P353-P363-P370+P378q-P3

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep/Store away from clothing/combustible materials. Take any precaution to avoid mixing with combustibles. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. Wear protective gloves. Use personal protective equipment as required. Wear fire/flame resistant/retardant clothing. Wear respiratory protection. In case of inadequate ventilation wear respiratory protection. IF ON SKIN: Gently wash with plenty of soap and water. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF ON CLOTHING: Rinse immediately contaminated clothing and skin with plenty of water before removing clothes. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. If skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse skin with water/shower. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam

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