Chromium potassium sulfate
Dark, violet crystals used as a hardener in photographic processing solutions. Chromium potassium sulfate is also used in chrome tanning baths for leather and as a mordant for textile dyeing.
Synonyms and Related Terms
potassium chrome alum; chrome alum; potassium chromium sulfate; chrome potash alum
Soluble in water
Hazards and Safety
Toxic by inhalation and ingestion. Contact may cause irritation.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- Richard S. Lewis, Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 10th ed., 1993
- Michael McCann, Artist Beware, Watson-Guptill Publications, New York City, 1979