Testing Status of Potassium dichromate 11224-L

 

CASRN: 7778-50-9

Formula: Cr2-H2-O7.2K

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Chromic acid, dipotassium salt (9CI)

Known Uses

Glass, explosives, alloys, fly paper, leather, paints/dye, elect, intermediate, pharmaceutical aid.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Special Studies

  • Absorption Disposition Metabolism Elimination  (S0544)  Completed 
    • Rats
    • Dose: 5 MMOL/KG INTRAGASTRIC INJECTION.

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (379240)  Completed 
    • Citation: Zeiger, E., Anderson, B., Haworth, S., Lawlor, T., and Mortelman, K. Salmonella Mutagenicity Tests V. Results from the Testing of 311 Chemicals Environ. Molec. Mutagen. Vol. 19 (Suppl 21) (1992) 2-141
    •  Positive 

Organ Systems Toxicity

  • 4 days Immunotoxicity (Topical Application)  (IMM98006)  Completed 
    • Female Mice: BALB/c
    • Dose: 0, .025, .05, .1, .25, OR .5%.
  • 14 weeks Continuous Breeding (Legacy) (Dosed-Feed)  (RACB94014)  Completed 
    • Citation: Reproductive Toxicity of Potassium Dichromate (CAS #7778-50-9) Administered in Diet to BALB/c Mice
    • Male and Female Mice: BALB/c
    • Dose: 0, 100, 200, OR 400 PPM.
  • 17 weeks Continuous Breeding (Legacy) (Dosed-Feed)  (RACB95001)  Completed 
    • Citation: Reproductive Toxicity of Potassium Dichromate (Hexavalent) (CAS #7778-50-9) Administered in Diet to SD Rats
    • Male and Female Rats: Sprague Dawley
    • Dose: 0, 15, 50, 100, OR 400 PPM.
  • 17 weeks Continuous Breeding (Legacy) (Dosed-Feed)  (RACB95002)  Completed 
    • Citation: Reproductive Toxicity of Potassium Dichromate (Hexavalent) (CAS #7778-50-9) Administered in Diet to BALB/c Mice
    • Male and Female Mice: BALB/c
    • Dose: 0, 15, 50, 100, OR 400 PPM.