Grayish-green water-soluble powder. Chromic acetate is used for tanning leathers, for hardening photographic emulsions, and as a mordant in dyeing and printing textiles.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Soluble in water. Insoluble in ethanol.
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 229.13|
Hazards and Safety
Toxic by ingestion.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
- The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: entry 2275