Dark, green needle-like crystals. Chromic fluoride is used for printing, dyeing and mothproofing woolen fabrics. It was also used for hardening marble and polishing metals.
Synonyms and Related Terms
chromium (III) fluoride; chromium trifluoride
Insoluble in water, ethanol
|Molecular Weight||mol. wt. = 108.99|
Hazards and Safety
Toxic. Contact with skin and eyes will cause burns.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Thomas Gregory, The Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Reinhold Publishing, New York, 3rd ed., 1942
- The Merck Index, Martha Windholz (ed.), Merck Research Labs, Rahway NJ, 10th edition, 1983 Comment: Entry 2279